The Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center is housed within the former Mitchell Playhouse. It has been the training space for OSU gymnastics since 1992. Funding for restoring and refurbishing the space came from the Wayne and Galdys Valley Foundation.
Menken earned First Team All-American status in 1981 and played on the Olympic gold medal winning 1984 United States women’s basketball team. She played for OSU from 1979 to 1981 and set several school records, some of which still stand.
Bob Riggert is on the left. Bob Riggert, earned his bachelor’s degree in 1957 from OSU. He played on the football team where he was a football letterman. Photo was used in the December 1982 Oregon Stater.