MWOA Awards - Gold Whistle
In 2006 the MWOA established the "Gold Whistle Award" to recoginze a retired official who throughout their career has continuously achieved an extraordinary level of success.
The recipient must meet the following criteria:
At least 25 years as a member in good standing.
Consistently officiated the championship series of State High School wrestling (includes MPSSAA Championships and/or Independent Schools State Championships).
The recipient should also be a member who has a history of extraordinary service to the MWOA either as a board member or committee member.