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HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Indiana State Champion Spell Bowl Team of Tolleston Middle School from Gary, Indiana.



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Introduced

Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Indiana State Champion Spell Bowl Team of Tolleston Middle School from Gary, Indiana.


    Whereas, The Spell Bowl Team of Tolleston Middle School from Gary, Indiana won the championship of the Indiana State Spell Bowl competition on November 13, 1999 at the Warren central Performing Arts Center in Indianapolis;

    Whereas, The Tolleston Middle School Spell Bowl team won first place in its Regional Area Spell Bowl competition held on October 26, 1999 at Wilbur Wright Middle School in Munster, Indiana by with a score of 69 out of 72 words, which score was the top schore in the state in Class I competition;

    Whereas, At the State Competition on November 13, 1999 the Tolleston Middle School Spell Bowl team achieved a perfect score of 72, which was the highest score of the 30 participating teams;

    Whereas, The members of the 1999 Spell Bowl Team for

Tolleston Middle School are: Kenneth Alford; Amanda Boulware; Antoinette Correa; Tiffany Finch; William Gonzalez; Kyle Hargrove; Brian Henderson; Floyd Hobson; Carl Johnson; Breon Jones; LaTasha LeFlore; Ekene Onwuka; Brannon Smith; Mason Smith; Whitney Sullivan; and Montreca Walker; and Team Manager was Andrew Binder.

    Whereas, the 1999 state championship recorded the fifth straight year in which Tolleston Middle School won the Indiana State Spell Bowl Competition and their 8th state championship in the last ten years;

    Whereas, The adult supporters for this championship team and program include the coach, Margaret Hymes; the school principal, Lucille F. Upshaw; the district superintendent, Dr. Mary E. Guinn; the Business Manager Gwendolyn Hatcher; the proctor, Marnita L. Taylor, with Sandra Alfred, Rita Carter, Janis Culver, doris Johnson, E.V. Thomas, Aurelia Weaver, and Janice Williams, and all the parents, friends and relatives of the Spell Bowl Team.

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:



    SECTION 1. That the General Assembly of Indiana congratulates the Tolleston Middle School Spell Bowl team on their championship efforts.
    SECTION 2. That the General Assembly of Indiana honors the effort and support of the Tolleston Spell Bowl team members, their coach, and all their supporting staff and organization.
    SECTION 3. That the Principal Clerk of the Indiana House of Representataives transmit a copy of this resolution to the listed members, Kenneth Alford; Amanda Boulware; Antoinette Correa; Tiffany Finch; William Gonzalez; Kyle Hargrove; Brian Henderson;

Floyd Hobson; Carl Johnson; Breon Jones; LaTasha LeFlore; Ekene Onwuka; Brannon Smith; Mason Smith; Whitney Sullivan; and Montreca Walker; and Team Manager Andrew Binder.