NFHS Citation Award

The NFHS Citation Award is designed to honor individuals who have made contributions to the NFHS, state high school associations, athletic director & coaching professions, the officiating avocation and fine arts/performing arts programs. The NFHS Citation is one of the most highly regarded achievements in high school activities. The NFHS issues Citation Awards in six categories and the state of Illinois is proud to have 16 individuals who have been honored for their efforts. The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) Distinguished Service Awards are also closely associated with the NFHS and the NFHS Citations and the Illinois recipients of the honor are also listed below.

NFHS Citation

Chic Anderson, Palatine
Doug Duval, Mundelein, Addison Trail, Naperville Central
Frank Ibbotson, Downers Grove South
Ralph Krupke, Lake Park
Murney Lazier, Lyons
Ken Olson
Steve Oracko, St. Bede, Downers Grove North
Ken Shultz, Homewood-Flossmoor
Doug Smith, Naperville North, Woodstock
Jerry Turry, Niles West
John Van Fleet, Woodstock, Streator

 

NFHS Citation

1993      Dave Fry, IHSA Staff
1996      Adrian Frana, Rich East


 

NFHS Citation

2000       Don Robinson, IHSA Associate Executive Director (1978-1999)
2004       Jim Flynn, IHSA Assistant Executive Director (1973-2004)
2009       Sue Hinrichsen, IHSA Assistant Executive Director (1992-2010)
2015       Scott Johnson, IHSA Assistant Executive Director (1994-Current)

 

NIAAA Distinguished Service

1980      Frank Ibbotson, Downers Grove South Athletic Director
1981      Roy Gummerson, Peoria Woodruff & Oak Park-River Forest Coach
1982      Hank Kaiser, Olympia Coach
1983      Bob Frisk, Daily Herald Columnist
2001      Doug Smith, Naperville North Athletic Director
2002      Dr. Nancy Giebel, Glenbrook South Athletic Director
2004      Don Crandall, District 211 Director of Student Activities
2006      Tim Feigh, Hinsdale South Athletic Director
 

NFHS Citation

There are currently no honorees.

NFHS Citation

There are currently no honorees.

NFHS Citation

There are currently no honorees.