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SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Hoosier athletes and coaches who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.



BOOTS, LAWSON C , GARD




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First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. _____



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Hoosier athletes and coaches who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.

    Whereas, the State of Indiana was proudly represented by athletes and coaches in eight different sports: diving, track and field, gymnastics, fencing, soccer, volleyball, field hockey and basketball;

    Whereas, the twenty-six Hoosier Olympic participants and coaches:

            Lloy Ball, Volleyball
            Kayla Bashore, Field Hockey
            David Boudia, Diving
            Shannon Boxx, Soccer
            Kelci Bryant, Diving
            Amber Campbell, Track and Field
            Tamika Catchings, Basketball
            Wenbo Chen, Diving
            Lauren Cheney, Soccer
            Leroy Dixon, Track and Field
            Mary Beth Dunnichay, Diving
            Thomas Finchum, Diving
            Kelley Hurley, Fencing
            Haley Ishimatsu, Diving
            Christina Loukas, Diving


            Kate Markgraf, Soccer
            Gerek Meinhardt, Fencing
            David Neville, Track and Field
            Kara Patterson, Track and Field
            Samantha Peszek, Gymnastics
            Ariel Rittenhouse, Diving
            Bridget Sloan, Gymnastics
            Aarik Wilson, Track and Field
            John Wingfield, Diving
            Amy Yoder-Begley, Track and Field
            Mariel Zagunis, Fencing
            
spent countless hours training and preparing for the most honored athletic competition in history;

    Whereas, eight Hoosier athletes, including David Neville, Samantha Peszek, Bridget Sloan, Mariel Zagunis, Shannon Boxx, Lauren Cheney, Kate Markgraf and Tamika Catchings, won Olympic medals in their respective sports, an honor reserved for the top athletes in the world;

    Whereas, two Hoosier athletes, David Neville and Mariel Zagunis, won multiple medals in their respective sports, a true feat of strength and ability; and

    Whereas, all Hoosier Olympic athletes and coaches showed great determination, tenacity and strength in Bejing while representing the State of Indiana: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate     of the General Assembly

of the State of Indiana, the House of Representatives     concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly congratulates all Hoosier Olympic athletes and coaches who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Bejing, China.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to David Boudia, Kelci Bryant, Mary Beth Dunnichay, Thomas Finchum, Haley Ishimatsu, Christina Loukas,

Ariel Rittenhouse, John Wingfield, Wenbo Chen, Amy Yoder-Begley, Amber Campbell, Leroy Dixon, David Neville, Kara Patterson, Aarik Wilson, Samantha Peszek, Bridget Sloan, Kelley Hurley, Gerek Meinhardt, Mariel Zagunis, Shannon Boxx, Lauren Cheney, Kate Markgraf, Lloy Ball, Kayla Bashore and Tamika Catchings.