Cristy was one of the finest track girls to ever run in the State of Iowa. Cristy was a part of 22 state championship first place finishes of which 12 were individual championships. She was instrumental in leading the Indians to nine state team championships in the Indoor, Outdoor, Pentathlon events. She was named to the All-American team in 1980. Cristy has already been inducted into the Girls’ Track Hall of Fame. She attended the University of Iowa where she performed very well and had an injury shortened career. She now resides in Cedar Rapids with her family and is a police officer. Dickerson’s high school coach was Ron Werling.