A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Penn High School for
winning the Class 1 Indiana Academic Spell Bowl State Finals.
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A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Penn High School
for winning the Class 1 Indiana Academic Spell Bowl State Finals.
Whereas, The 28th annual Indiana Academic Spell Bowl
State Finals were held at Purdue University in November of
2012. 838 teams from all over the state competed in district
competitions and 30 participated in the finals;
Whereas, Penn High School tied for first place in Class
1 with a perfect score of 90 points;
Whereas, Penn High School has won twelve Indiana
Academic Spell Bowl State championships in the last
Whereas, Three seniors from the Penn High School Spell
Bowl Team, Leah Hershberger, Austin Heckman, and Jenny
Huang, broke an unofficial state record with the most words
spelled correctly in their careers;
Whereas, The Penn High School Spell Bowl Team has
worked after school and competed in official and invitational
events in order to reach such a high standard. These
students represent what high school students are capable of
when held to the highest standards of performance. We wish
them continued success: Therefore,
SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly congratulates
Penn High School's Academic Spell Bowl Team for winning the 28th
Annual Class 1 Indiana Academic Spell Bowl State Finals.
SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Superintendent of Schools Jerry Thacker and Penn High School Principal Steve Hope.