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    A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Dennis "Mac" McNulty.


    _______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on


First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)



    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Dennis "Mac" McNulty.

    Whereas, Dennis "Mac" McNulty was recently named Coach of the Year by the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA);

    Whereas, During his career, Dennis McNulty has had boys' track IHSAA state team championships in 1995, 1996, 2006, and 2007 and was runner-up in 2005;

    Whereas, Dennis McNulty has also coached seven regional and seven sectional championship teams, coached teams to nine IHSAA Top 10 state meet finishes, coached six individual IHSAA state track champions, and 11 individual IHSAA state runners-up;

    Whereas, Coach McNulty has coached 165 IHSAA all state track and field medal winners and 22 Indiana All-Stars competing in the Midwest Meet of Champions;

    Whereas, Coach McNulty served as the 2007 Indiana All-Star Team's head coach and the assistant coach for the two-time IHSAA state champion boys cross country team and has coached 13 High School All Americans;

    Whereas, Coach McNulty has received numerous awards and recognitions for his coaching abilities throughout his 32-year career, including ten nominations for IATCCC Track

Coach of the Year, and selection as IATCCC Track Coach of the Year four times, the National High School Federation National Coach of the Year in 2007, and a semifinalist for the National High School Coaches Association National Coach of the Year for 2007;

    Whereas, A 1972 graduate of Greenwood High School, Coach McNulty received his bachelor's degree from Indiana Central University in 1977 and his master's degree from Indiana University in 1982;

    Whereas, An accomplished runner, Coach McNulty ran in three NCAA College Division Cross Country National Championships and was the top Indiana finisher at the Boston Marathon in 1975 with a time of 2:37:00;

    Whereas, Dennis McNulty has dedicated his life to young people;
    Whereas, Through his efforts and the dedication of team members, Warren Central High School track teams have accomplished great things; and

    Whereas, With the help of Coach McNulty, the members of the Warren Central High School track team have combined the best qualities learned in the classroom and on the athletic field to achieve their goals and to become life-long learners and leaders in their communities;

    Whereas, Coach McNulty's close relationship with his athletes will forever shape their lives for the better: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana Senate congratulates Dennis "Mac" McNulty on his selection as IHSAA Coach of the Year and extends its appreciation for the countless hours of dedicated service he has given to his students and his school throughout the years.
    SECTION 2. That copies of this resolution be transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to Dennis "Mac" McNulty; Rich Shepler, Warren Central High School principal; and Doug Seagrave, Warren

Central High School athletic director.