Stephanie Carter was a dominating basketball player for three years at Schenck High School, leading her East Millinocket school to three straight Class C State titles. She was a 5 foot-11 inch center who played with grace and determination, scoring 2167 points in her career. She was a three time All-State first team selection and in her senior year, 1989, she was named Miss Basketball.
Carter left Schenck for the Univ. of Maine to play but after two seasons and somewhat limited playing time, she transferred to St. Joe’s College for its nursing program and to play for Coach Mike McDevitt. She was an important cog in his successful efforts to build the Monk’s program into a perennial winner. She thrived in that environment and graduated with a degree in nursing