AWARDS FOR 2016 SEASON

 

 

J.O. LEWIS SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD FOR 2016

HOPKINS COUNTY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

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2016 JOE RUSSELL DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP AWARD

CONGRATULATIONS TO COACH ZACH LAGRANGE

WEBSTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

 

This award is presented by the football officials of the WKC to that head coach who most exemplifies the three fundamental components of the National Federation Sportsmanship, Ethics, and Integrity and in doing so, has instilled these attitudes in their staff and players.

The award was initiated in 1997 and is named in memory of the long-time Assigning Secretary for the WKC, Joe Russell. Mr. Russell was himself a man of high honor and respect.

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BRUNO BERNARDINI AWARD

CONGRATULATIONS TO ERIC BARNETT

This award is presented annually to an outstanding official from the previous season.

 

PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS

1981 - L.V. McGinty

1982 - Harry Waide

1983 - Roy Day

1984 - Billy Carr

1985 - Harry Johnson

1986 - Chuck Henderson

1987 - Jay Davis

1988 - Andy Vervilles

1989 - Tom Norwood

1990 - Lloyd Pate

1991 - Don Green

1992 - David Almand

1993 - Tommy Waldrop

1994 - Bill Kinslow

1995 - Gerard Hilliard

1996 - Roy Day

1997 - Chris Clemson

1998 - Wayne Lohaus

1999 - Lyn Thomas

2000 - Randy Fox

2001 - Ken Purcell

2002 - Don Gilmore

2003 - Joe Lewis

2004 - Jimmy Grimm

2005 - John Hendon

2006 - Herb Lipscomb

2007 - Randall Cruse

2008 - Steve Henley

2009 - Terry Peckenpaugh

2010 - Bill Harvey

2011 - Brent Stallins

2012 - Mike Walker

2013 - James Harris

2014 - Bubba Hendley

2015 - Preston Brewer

2016 - Eric Barnett

 

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JOB WELL DONE—2016 STATE FINALS OFFICIALS:

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO JONNY BYRD AND DAVID SMITHMIER

 

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DON GREEN ABOVE & BEYOND AWARD

In 2015, the WKC membership approved the following: WHERE AS Don Green was the WKC Football Officials Association Assigning Secretary for twenty-four years and was always willing to do whatever it took to get the job done, the WKC Football Officials Association hereby establishes the Don Green Above & Beyond Award, to be presented annually to those first-year officials who went above and beyond the call of duty to learn the art of officiating. The winners will be selected by the current Assigning Secretary based on crew chief input and personal observations. The awards will be presented at the end of each season.

2016 Awardees: 

Perry Colley 

Paul Ludovissie

J. D. Lynn

Shaun Thomas

Ricky Winders

Jasper Wyatt

 

 

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