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Awards and Recognition

GKCOA Bill Pickett Lifetime Achievement Award

The Greater Kansas City Officials Association recognized one of our members, Bill Pickett, as one of the best high school officials in the Greater Kansas City Area. Bill stood for strong ideals and professionalism which he developed over a lifetime of service to the area's sporting community. He officiated every contest like a championship game. The GKCOA Bill Pickett Lifetime Achievement Award was established in the year 2000 and recognizes the top male and female officials in the KC area that have demonstrated these ideals over a lifetime of service.

  • 2001 – Bill George, Norm Brooks, Evelyn Gates, Al Hamra, Pete Madrigil, Gene Millentree, J.P. Morgan, Darwin Rold, Jim Rusconi and Rich Stonum
  • 2002 – Ken Bradshaw, Ken Gentry, Carl Nothnagel, Dan Ogle, Dianne Schmidt, Phil Stompoly, Steve Taylor, Diamond Warren, Russ Weber and Larry Zirbel
  • 2003 – Clem Bartnett, Jack Graham, Jay Hankins, Ray Lawrence and Pam Sloan
  • 2004 – Sam Breckenridge, Maureen Dankee, and Paul Hoffman
  • 2005 – Greg Harrison and Tom Svelia
  • 2006 – Ken Raffety
  • 2007 – Jeff Holloway and Bill Titcomb
  • 2008 – Danny Brown
  • 2009 – Bob Lade and Wilbur "Red" Reagon
  • 2010 – Al Conway, Fred Flook and Bobby Kolen
  • 2011 – Don Dickson, Stan Dobbs, Jesse Hall and Michael O'Dell
  • 2012 – Phil Griffin
  • 2013 – Bob Thorpe
  • 2014 – Keith Fowler
  • 2018 – Scott Esry, Mike Hankins and Bill Sobbe