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RESOLUTION No. ___



Introduced by: Kuzman


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        A RESOLUTION honoring Frank Eccles.
    

    Whereas, Frank Eccles, head baseball coach at Calumet College of St. Joseph and a resident of Crown Point, is being awarded the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Les Miller Man of the Year Award;

    Whereas, Frank Eccles is the only person to ever receive this award twice;

    Whereas, Frank Eccles, who has been coaching for 48 years, developed the Calumet College of St. Joseph baseball program from scratch;

    Whereas, While coaching at Calumet College of St. Joseph,

Frank Eccles won the 800th game of his career;

    Whereas, Frank Eccles has received numerous awards and recognitions during his career, including induction into the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame and the Thornton High School Hall of Fame, ABCA and National High School Baseball Coaches Association awards, the Merit Award from the Pitch and Hit Club of Chicago, and the naming of the baseball field in Clarendon Hills, Illinois, in his honor as Eccles Field;

    Whereas, In addition to coaching, Frank Eccles taught special education, history, geography, physical education, and driver education; and

    Whereas, Educators help to mold the youth of our state, and Frank Eccles has helped to improve the lives of countless students: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives congratulates Frank Eccles on his selection as the recipient of the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Les Miller Man of the Year Award and wishes him continued success in his future endeavors.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives shall transmit a copy of this resolution to Frank Eccles and his family.


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