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HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the South Newton High School 4-H soil judging team.



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Introduced

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


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the South Newton High School 4-H soil judging team.

    Whereas, Rob Hays, Lauren Walker, Ean Donohue, Ryan Hancock, and Andy Thomas brought a national championship soil judging title back to South Newton High School;

    Whereas, The South Newton High School team earned the right to compete at the national competition when it placed fourth at the Indiana state contest;

    Whereas, Students on the team determine six physical characteristics of soil at each of four pits, including texture-surface and subsurface, depth of soil, slope, erosion, permeability, and surface runoff and must recommend vegetative and mechanical treatments as well as fertilizer and soil amendments; and

    Whereas, Agriculture is a staple of the economy of Indiana; it is vital to our economic welfare that we educate our young people in this area: 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 members of the South Newton High School 4-H soil judging team on

the member's victory in the national competition and wishes them success in all their future endeavors.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to the Rob Hays, Lauren Walker, Ean Donahue, Ryan Hancock, and Andy Thomas, agriculture teacher Darrell Allen, the principal of South Newton High School, and the superintendent of the school corporation.