Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Peter DeKever for his dedication and many accomplishments as a teacher and coach of the Spell Bowl and Academic Super Bowl teams of Penn High School.



ZAKAS, ADAMS, BRODEN




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Introduced

First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Peter DeKever for his dedication and many accomplishments as a teacher and coach of the Spell Bowl and Academic Super Bowl teams of Penn High School.

    Whereas, Mr. DeKever's interest in academic teams began as a student attending Mishawaka High School, where he served as captain of the Speech and Debate Team his junior and senior year and captain of the Quiz Bowl Team his senior year;

    Whereas, Mr. DeKever first volunteered as an assistant for the Penn Spell, Quiz and Academic Super Bowl teams before ultimately becoming the head coach;

    Whereas, since becoming head coach, Mr. DeKever has won more state titles than any other Penn coach. He has led the Spell Bowl and Academic Super Bowl teams to a combined nine state titles, including the State Hoosier Academic Spell Bowl Championship Title for the fourth consecutive year;

    Whereas, Mr. DeKever continues the pursuit of academic excellence and writes his own article called "Through the Years" for a local newspaper focusing on the history and people of Mishawaka. A collection of his articles is currently in the process of being published into a book; and

    Whereas, Mr. DeKever has positively impacted the lives

of many individuals throughout his service as a teacher, academic coach and writer: 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 Indiana Senate recognizes and honors Peter DeKever for his dedication to Penn High School and the members of his academic teams.
    SECTION 2. That the Senate congratulates Peter DeKever for his success in coaching the Spell Bowl and Academic Super Bowl teams to a combined nine titles including the 2002 State Hoosier Academic Spell Bowl Championship Title.
    SECTION 3. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit copies of this Resolution to Penn High School Principal Jerry Sollenne and Peter DeKever.