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HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Martinsville High School Academic Spell Bowl Team.



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Introduced

Second Regular Session of the 114th General Assembly (2006)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Martinsville High School Academic Spell Bowl Team.

    Whereas, The Martinsville High School Academic Spell Bowl Team became the 2005 Class One Spell Bowl State Champion with a perfect score of 90 points;

    Whereas, The 2005 victory marks the 12th consecutive year that Martinsville spellers have won or been runner-up in the Class One division, which features between 60 and 70 state schools;

    Whereas, This year's victory was Martinsville High School's sixth spell bowl state championship and the 17th state championship by an academic team competing in an event sponsored by the Indiana Association of School Principals, tying Bloomington High School South for the most Class One state championships since the beginning of competition in 1985;

    Whereas, Coach Wayne Babbitt credits the team's success to its dedication and outstanding work ethic;

    Whereas, This team began practice the first week of school in August and have continued every school day since that date;

    Whereas, Excellence in academics deserves special recognition: Therefore,


Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly congratulates the Martinsville High School Spell Bowl Team on its victory and wishes the team continued success in future competitions.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to team members Courtney Abshire, Robert Astleford, Josh Blanford, Eric Campbell, Mileah Davis, Evan Kirsch, Clayton Knox, Andy Lane, Sarah Mosier, Amanda Schoolcraft, Megan Ward, Morgan Ward, and Phoebe Wood, and to Principal Don Alkire and Superintendent Ron D. Furniss.