Introduced Version





HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Adams High School State Champion Mock Trial Team.



Bauer, Niezgodski




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Introduced

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


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Adams High School State Champion Mock Trial Team.

    Whereas, The members of the Adams High School Mock Trial team are state champions, making the seventh straight Mock Trial state championship for the school;

    Whereas, The mock trial program encourages creative and practical thinking by high school students;

    Whereas, The students follow rules similar to the actual trial rules and present logical arguments on complex legal cases;

    Whereas, The teams are coached by distinguished judges and attorneys as well as by law students and are sponsored by dedicated faculty member Judith Overmyer;

    Whereas, Adams High School had four teams finish in the Top 10 of the mock trial state finals;

    Whereas, The championship match held in Indianapolis was made up of two Adams High School teams, the Renegades and the MOD Squad;

    Whereas, The members of the runner-up MOD Squad are Josh Courtney, Jen Deeter, Adam Kern, Eilis Smyth, Chris Silvestri, Nick Murray-Vachon, and Gabe Young; and

    Whereas, Renegades Michael Smyth, Ethan Janson, Claire

Alvis, Laura Jones, and Adam Rector made such compelling arguments that the team was unanimously declared the State Champion: 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 hard work and creative legal reasoning of the Adams High School Mock Trial Team that won the State Championship are inspiring to us all, individually and as a body, and we salute the team members.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to the members of the Adams High School Mock Trial Team, their coaches, the principal of Adams High School, and the superintendent of the school corporation.