Year Inducted: 2014
Nominated By: Karen Hirth (sister)
Sports Competed In: Gymnastics, Swimming
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete, Coach
Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S., graduating in 1977.
Went to the University of Southern Colorado.
Competed in Gymnastics for 13 years (1968-81) at the Pueblo School of Gymnastics and Pueblo Centennial H.S.
Lanham was the head gymnastics for at Pueblo Centennial H.S. for nine years from 1981-90.
Professional Affiliations and Achievements:
She was a gymnastics official for 30 years and swimming official since 2000 (12 years) for the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA).
● Three-time South Central League Swim & Dive "Coach of the Year" (2004, 2011-12).
● Coached a student-athlete to "Diver of the Year" in 2012.
● Outstanding Health Educator "Teacher of the Year" for Colorado Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) in 2003.
● Girls gymnastics team won 2006 state title.
● Lead three teams to runner-up finishes in girls gymnastics (2007-09).
● Served on the Colorado Association of Swim Officials (CASO) Swim Committee from 2003-05.
● Two-time City Balance Beam Champion (1976-77), placed sixth at state in 1977.
● Received the Ethel Wentworth Outstanding Female Athlete in 1977.
● Central High School Teacher/Head Coach of Boy’s & Girls Swimming).
● Involved with Pueblo Girl's Gymnastics since 1968 (gymnast, coach & official).
● Involved with Pueblo Swimming since 1988.
● YMCA, Pueblo County High School Summer Program, Pueblo Country Club, etc. (taught swim lessons, coached and officiated).
Lanham has been a Teacher/Coach in School District #60 since 1993.
Lives in Pueblo, CO.