Scarbro honored as ‘Official of the Year’

  • Leonard Scarbro accepts his award on behalf of the Careacter Star Athlete Team. - Ken Leinart

  • Sandra Scarbro accepts her reward alongside her husband. Both were honored by the Careacter Star Athlete Team. - Ken Leinart

The Careacter Star Athlete Team honored Leonard Scarbro on Friday, Nov. 1 as Official of the Year.

The award is voted on by all head coaches, athletic directors, sports writers, and officials throughout East Tennessee.

Scarbro has worked as an official for 39 total years.

He’s worked for the Clinch Valley Football Official’s Association for 21 years and is a resident of Clinton.

The awards were presented by Ken Buchanon, the head of the Clinch Valley Football Association and part of the Board of Directors for the Careacter Star Athlete Team.

Scarbro’s wife, Sandra, also received a plaque for her support of her husband throughout his years of service as a TSSAA official.