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RESOLUTION No. ___

Introduced by: Kuzman

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A RESOLUTION honoring Timothy Ball Elementary
School, Crown Point, for its victory in the Class 1 2005
Elementary School MATH Bowl and for earning the highest
score in the state.

Whereas, The MATH Bowl, an acronym for Math Academic
Teams for Hoosiers, is sponsored by the Indiana Association of
School Principals and Purdue University;

Whereas, The MATH Bowl competition consists of four
rounds of seven questions, and each team has three students
who work together to submit an answer;

Whereas, At the end of each round, a new group of students competes;

Whereas, The seventh question of each round counts as a tie breaker;

Whereas, The Timothy Ball team scored 26 out of 28 points
to surpass the 87 other schools competing in the Class 1
competition;

Whereas, The team's 26 points was the highest score
among all 340 competing schools;

Whereas, Only two other schools scored 26 points in the
entire state, and the Timothy Ball team broke the tie with 20
consecutive correct answers; and

Whereas, The academic excellence displayed by the
Timothy Ball Elementary School MATH Bowl team deserves
special recognition: 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 Timothy Ball Elementary School on its impressive victory in the Class 1 Elementary School MATH Bowl and for earning the highest score among all competing schools.

SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representative transmit a copy of this resolution to the members of the Timothy Ball MATH team and the school principal.

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