Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Josh Smith for the numerous accomplishments he has achieved, in both academics and athletics, while at Attica High School.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Josh Smith for the numerous accomplishments he has achieved, in both academics and athletics, while at Attica High School.

    Whereas, Josh Smith has exhibited an abundance of athletic talent throughout his high school career, receiving four varsity letters in football, three varsity letters in basketball and track and one varsity letter in baseball;

    Whereas, in addition to his athletic talents, Josh has also excelled in the classroom, ranking 14th in his senior class. Josh's academic achievements are further exemplified by his membership in the National Honor Society and his service as class president and president of the student council;

    Whereas, during the 2000 football season, Josh played a key role in leading the Attica Red Ramblers to a 14 -1 record and a 2nd place finish in the state finals;

    Whereas, Josh's accomplishments on the football field have earned him a 6th place ranking on the Indiana career rushing list with 6,392 total yards. In addition, Josh finished the 2000 season with 3,004 total rushing yards, making him just the 4th Indiana running back to rush for 3,000 yards in a single season;



    Whereas, Josh's accomplishments also include a 2nd place ranking in both season scoring, with 449 points during the 2000 season, and career scoring, with 811 points during his high school career; and

    Whereas, Josh's numerous football accolades culminated this year with his selection by the IHSAA Executive Committee as the 2000 recipient of the Phil N. Eskew Mental Attitude Award for Class A, with his making The Associated Press Class A All-State team and with his being named USA Today's Indiana football player of the year: 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 is proud to recognize Josh Smith's exemplary performance both as a student and an athlete at Attica High School.

    SECTION 2. That the Indiana Senate and House of Representatives congratulate Josh on making The Associated Press Class A All-State team, on being named USA Today's Indiana football player of the year and on his selection as the 2000 recipient of the IHSAA's Phil N. Eskew Mental Attitude Award for Class A.

    SECTION 3. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this resolution to Josh Smith, his parents Robert W. and Amy Smith, Attica High School Head Coach David McDonald, Attica High School Principal Roy Jones, Superintendent Dr. Judy Bush, and Attica Elementary School Principal Kim Bower.