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VALPARAISO’S FRED SCHEUB TO BE HONORED AS THIS YEARS OUTSTANDING OFFICIAL

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VALPARAISO’S FRED SCHEUB TO BE HONORED AS THIS YEARS OUTSTANDING OFFICIAL

Fred Scheub of Valparaiso, IN is the recipient of the 2021 Interscholastic Athletic Officials Association Award for excellence in the sport of football. Scheub will be honored in an on-field ceremony at this weekend’s state finals.

Each year, the Indiana High School Athletic Association, in cooperation with the National Federation of Interscholastic Officials Association, recognizes and honors an outstanding official in each sport during the school year. Scheub has been a licensed football official in Indiana for 37 years and, during his career, he’s officiated 33 sectionals, 21 regionals, seven (7) semi-states, and four (4) state finals.

Scheub was selected for this honor by a committee representing the officials’ associations. In Indiana, there are 24
associations made up of men and women who assist in providing wholesome, worthwhile, and healthy activities for the student-athletes in our state. Statewide, there are more than 6,000 officials licensed by the IHSAA in 18 sports.

Fred is also licensed in volleyball, baseball, softball, and basketball and has officiated seven (7) state finals between these sports. Fred is a 30-year member of the Lake County Athletic Officials Association and currently serves as President of the association. Additionally, Fred takes time to mentor other officials, volunteer at his church, and assists with local youth and adults who deal with addiction. Fred is a 1972 graduate of Merrillville High School and even competed in the 1971 Cross Country State Finals. Fred is now retired, previously working for 45 years in the finance department at a local steel company