Breaking News Bar
updated: 1/12/2018 1:27 PM

IHSA honors nine referees from suburbs

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Daily Herald report

Nine referees from the suburbs are among 20 being honored statewide by the Illinois High School Association as 2017-18 Officials of the Year.

The honorees include: Ted Lepucki of Arlington Heights for football; Mark Anderson of Arlington Heights for boys swimming and diving; Victor Rarau of Mount Prospect for water polo; Gina Dryden of Schaumburg for competitive dance; Chris Rudolph of Libertyville for boys soccer; Gerard Blum of Lake Zurich for girls basketball; David Perillo of Naperville for boys volleyball; Frank Navakowski of Carol Stream for boys gymnastics; and Lora Boehne Kalka of Pingree Grove for girls gymnastics.

Officials must be nominated by an officials association recognized by the IHSA, and are selected based on character, skill and levels worked in the IHSA State Series. Winners will be recognized July 21 in East Peoria.

Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.