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SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




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    A SENATE RESOLUTION to honor Pat Reyes for her receipt of a 2000-2001 Crystal Apple Award and for her many years of teaching excellence.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MR. PRESIDENT:

        I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION to honor Pat Reyes for her receipt of a 2000-2001 Crystal Apple Award and for her many years of teaching excellence.


    Whereas, the objective of the Crystal Apple Award is to give special recognition to a teacher for outstanding professionalism, dedication, and consistent performance;

    Whereas, Pat Reyes of the North Newton School Corporation, Morocco, Indiana, has exemplified all of the above qualities as a premier elementary school teacher;

    Whereas, for 26 years, Pat has served as a third grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary School, as well as substitute music teacher, where she has consistently held her students to high standards of excellence;

    Whereas, in addition to the typical classroom curriculum, Pat has involved her students in a variety of unique and exciting activities outside of the classroom. Drawing from her interest obtained through environmental workshops, Pat has taken her class, and sometimes the entire third grade, on field

trips and events that have been sponsored through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources;

    Whereas, furthermore, Pat has involved the entire school as participants in an annual tree planting ceremony during National Arbor Day and in annual Earth Day activities;

    Whereas, Pat has also been quite instrumental in coordinating special observances including American Education Week, Read Across America Day, and Grandparents' Day, and she has chaired various school committees and PTA- sponsored events;

    Whereas, Pat is highly regarded by her peers for her ability to assist those in need and find solutions to their problems while maintaining an objective position; and

    Whereas, all of Pat's colleagues consider it a great privilege to work with such a helpful, friendly, caring, and dedicated individual: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:



    SECTION 1. That the Indiana State Senate congratulates Pat Reyes for her commitment to teaching excellence and public education upon the occasion of her receipt of a 2000-2001 Crystal Apple Award.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Pat Reyes.