Hall of Fame induction: 2002
Dana had an outstanding career competing for Padua Academy from 1984-87. During her high school years, she was first team All-State five times and accumulated 23 state championship medals and was a ten- time state champion on eight state championship teams. In 1987, she set a state record in winning the New Castle County 400m dash in :55.0 which still remains as the state high school record. During indoor track and field, she was the state MVP in 1987, winning four gold medals, setting three state records and another meet record, and was also the Delaware Valley 300yd champion.
She went to Temple on a scholarship, but was unable to compete due to an injury.