Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Penn High School as the 1999 champions of the Class 1 Academic Spell Bowl state title.



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     2000, read first time and referred to Committee on








Introduced

Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Penn High School as the 1999 champions of the Class 1 Academic Spell Bowl state title.
            
    Whereas, in capturing the 1999 Class 1 Academic Spell Bowl state title on November 13, 1999, Penn High School completed its nearly perfect performance with a score of 89 out of a possible 90 points;

    Whereas, Penn High School not only achieved its primary goal of winning the state title, it also met its secondary goal of finishing with the highest score of all four competing classes;

    Whereas, after misspelling one word during the second of ten rounds, the Penn team rebounded to spell their remaining eighty words without error;

    Whereas, coached by Pete DeKever, the Penn team of Susie Lee, Kent Campbell, Krystal Languell, Dan Ernsberger, Christine Chapman, Mike Vorenkamp, Jenni Morrow, Charis Heisey, Stacey Carmichael, Kelsey Schilling, Dan Wasikowski, and Jeff Kish dedicated long hours of preparation in their pursuit of excellence; and

    Whereas, this Spell Bowl title was the ninth academic state championship for Penn High School since 1992: Therefore,



Be it resolved by the Senate of the General Assembly

of the State of Indiana, the House of Representatives concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the people of Indiana are exceptionally proud of the commitment and pursuit of academic excellence by its young students.
    SECTION 2. That Penn High School reflects this dedication by its victory as the 1999 champions of the Class 1 Academic Spell Bowl state title.
    SECTION 3. The Secretary of the Senate is directed to transmit a copy of this resolution to Penn High School Coach Pete DeKever, Principal Dr. Eugene Sweeney, and to the individual team members.