Introduced Version





HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Ben Davis High School Dads Organization.



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Introduced

First Regular Session of the 115th General Assembly (2007)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Ben Davis High School Dads Organization.

    Whereas, The Ben Davis High School Dads Organization was recently awarded the Mayor's Character Achievement Award for its contributions to and involvement in education at Ben Davis High School;

    Whereas, The Mayor's Character Achievement Award was presented to the Ben Davis High School Dads Organization for its efforts in urging fathers to take an active role in the school community by helping advance student achievement;

    Whereas, The mission statement of the Ben David Dads Organization is to "provide a support service for Ben Davis High School through collaboration with parents, school personnel and the community, as we challenge students to reach their greatest potential";

    Whereas, The Ben Davis Dads Organization was established in 2004 and consists of 37 fathers who last year devoted more than 2,100 volunteer hours;

    Whereas, The role of the Ben Davis Dads is multifaceted and includes mentor, advocate, role model, and friend;

    Whereas, The Ben Davis Dads assist in academic, fine arts, and extracurricular areas;

    Whereas, Members of the Ben Davis High School Dads

Organization are called upon to attend school functions, assist in events that need extra supervision, help monitor the school building when needed, participate in community service projects, mentor, and serve as role model; and

    Whereas, The Ben Davis Dads have exhibited their willingness to serve in all areas of Ben Davis High School and Vocational Centers helping to foster a true learning community: 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 Ben Davis High School Dads Organization on receiving the Mayor's Character Achievement Award and thanks them for their hours of service to the students of Ben Davis High School. Their dedication helps develop an atmosphere conducive to learning and maintain an open line of communication between children and adults. They serve as outstanding role models for the young people of our state.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Jim Wilson, Reverend Anthony Bondon, Mike Morrow, and Dave Thomas, members of the Ben Davis High School Dads Executive Board.