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A national organization recently recognized the work and dedication of Fayetteville-Manlius School District Director of Physical Education and Athletics, Scott Sugar.

During its annual conference in March, prof National Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association (NIAAA) has presented Sugar with its 2023 State Award of Merit. This award is given to an athletic official as a reflection of the work they do to recognize, promote, preserve, and support middle and high school athletics.

With a membership of more than 12,000 individuals, NIAAA is the professional organization for interscholastic athletic officials. Its mission is to provide professional development options for athletics managers and to promote the profession.

Sugar has been a sportscaster for over 20 years – including 11 years in his current position at FM. He is the only winner of the prestigious NIAAA award in the state of New York.

Prior to joining FM in 2012, Sugar worked in the Red Creek and Oswego City school districts. In addition to serving as a physical and physical education administrator, his career also includes teaching physical education and coaching basketball and baseball.

Sugar is currently President of the Salt City Athletic Conference, Coaching Certification Coach for the National Association of State High School Associations, Chapter Representative for the New York State Athletic Directors Association (NYSAAA), Member of the New York State High School Association Championship Philosophy Committee, NIAAA Conference Presenter and Member Leadership training faculty.

He previously served as NYSAAA President, Vice President, Secretary, and Awards President.

Scott Sugar
Fayetteville-Manlius School District Director Of Physical Education And Athletics Scott Sugar Received The 2023 National Association Of Interscholastic Athletics Directors Award Of Merit.