Bill Text: IN HR0023 | 2010 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Honoring the Whitko High School art students.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2010-02-02 - First reading: adopted Voice Vote [HR0023 Detail]

Download: Indiana-2010-HR0023-Introduced.html

Introduced Version



Introduced by: Leonard


        A RESOLUTION honoring the Whitko High School art students.

    Whereas, The World School Children's Art Exhibition is held "to promote mutual understanding and friendship among the young generation of the world through the exchange of children's art work";

    Whereas, The exhibition is organized by the Association for Education through Art, the Republic of China, and the Association of Formative Art Education for the Republic of China;

    Whereas, The exhibition is open to school children ages 6 through 15;

    Whereas, Students from Whitko High School, South Whitley, participated in the 40th World School Children's Art Exhibition in the Republic of China, Taipei;

    Whereas, The Whitko students represented one of only ten schools from the United States in the exhibition;

    Whereas, The United States won three silver medals overall with Whitko students Rebekah Brenneman and Jesse Warner receiving two of them;

    Whereas, Of the 24 selected medals received by the United States, six were awarded to Whitko students Sarah Craft, Trapper Mize, Gabrielle Goodman, Audra Day, Kelly Kimberlin, and Kate Hippensteel;

    Whereas, Kendall Terrill and Trapper Mize received honorable mention in the Yang Ming Second International Children's Painting Contest in China;

    Whereas, Whitko High School art students, who are taught by the innovative and dedicated art teacher, Walter C. Malicki, have received 35 national and 133 international awards to date; and

    Whereas, The accomplishments of this outstanding group of students and their dedicated teacher should be recognized by all of the people of Indiana: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives congratulates the Whitko High School art students who have used their great creativity and their artistic expression to forge new friendships and understanding across the world at the 40th World School Children's Art Exhibition in the Republic of China, Taipei. The students and art teacher Walter Malicki are to be commended for their accomplishments.
    SECTION 2. That copies of this resolution be transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to Parrish Kruger, Whitko High School Principal, Walter C. Malicki, Whitko High School Art Teacher, and to

each of the Whitko High School art students participating in the 40th World School Children's Art Exhibition.


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