Introduced Version





HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Bill Patrick.



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Introduced

Second Regular Session of the 115th General Assembly (2008)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Bill Patrick.

    Whereas, Bill Patrick has enjoyed a long and illustrious basketball career;

    Whereas, In recognition of his outstanding career, Bill Patrick will be inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame;

    Whereas, Currently in his 11th season as coach at Tippecanoe Valley, Bill Patrick has a 39-year record of 644 wins and 221 losses;

    Whereas, A 1956 graduate of Sidney High School, now known as Whitko High School, Bill Patrick spent 28 years coaching at Whitko and led the Whitko Wildcats to the 1991 Final Four;

    Whereas, During his career, Bill Patrick has recorded 15 conference championships, 15 sectional championships, 3 regional championships, 1 semi-state appearance, and an undefeated season in 1979-1980;

    Whereas, Bill Patrick, who has never experienced a losing season in his career, credits the schools and the players he coached for his success and his induction into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame; and

    Whereas, Great accomplishments deserve 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 Bill Patrick on his induction into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and wishes him continued success in all his future endeavors.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Bill Patrick and his family.