Nannette (Gillispie) Clearing Sky-Christensen - MCSHOF Inductee - 2023

Clearing Sky-Christensen is a 1984 Ludington High School graduate who was first team all-state in 1982 and 1983 and upon graduating, held every school scoring record in basketball. She scored 1,312 total career points, 479 in a single season and 38 points in a single game. Clearing Sky-Christensen was a four year varsity starter who was selected to the first team all-seaway conference team in 1982, 1983 and 1984 and the Muskegon Chronicle all-area team in 1982-83. She received the 1983 Class B/C All-Star Basketball Outstanding Performance Award and was all-academic all-state three years in basketball. Clearing Sky-Christensen started at first base on the 1983 LHS state runner-up softball team and was all-state honorable mention in softball in 1984, as well as all-seaway conference first team and Muskegon Chronicle all-area. Clearing Sky-Christensen was also a three-year starter on the volleyball team and was selected all-seaway conference all three of those years. After graduation, she went to the University of Michigan and played basketball for two years. She graduated from UM and then earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) in Law in 1992. After law school, Nannette was named Senior Associate for, what was at the time, the third largest global public relations firm in the United States in Washington D.C. and New York City. Along with her family, Clearing Sky-Christensen now resides in Washington D.C.