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Full Text of HR0285  102nd General Assembly

HR0285 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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HOUSE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3Representatives wish to congratulate the Southeastern Illinois
4College speech team, the Forensic Falcons, on their
5first-place team overall victory at the Phi Rho Pi Nationals
6on April 11, 2021; and
 
7    WHEREAS, The Southeastern Illinois College Forensic
8Falcons' first-place finish in the Phi Rho Pi Nationals open
9division is the third in the team's 51-year history and the
10first since 2005; and
 
11    WHEREAS, The Southeastern Illinois College Forensic
12Falcons also took first place in the International Forensics
13Association's 2021 International Tournament; they are only the
142nd community college to do so in the tournament's 35 year
15history; and
 
16    WHEREAS, The 2021 Phi Rho Pi national tournament marks the
17end of the Forensic Falcons' undefeated season, which also
18included state, regional, and international titles; and
 
19    WHEREAS, The Southeastern Illinois College Forensic
20Falcons have a long history of success and have consistently
21finished in the top 5 nationally for nearly 40 years; and
 

 

 

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1    WHEREAS, The Southeastern Illinois College Forensic
2Falcons have never been defeated by another Illinois community
3college in national competition for over 20 years; and
 
4    WHEREAS, The Southeastern Illinois College speech program
5has been consistently ranked a top 50 program nationally for
6both two-year and four-year programs; and
 
7    WHEREAS, Sophomore Shainna Ralston earned the Bovero-Tabor
8award as the top speaker in the nation, becoming the third
9student from SIC to bring home top honors; and
 
10    WHEREAS, The Southeastern Illinois Forensic Falcons are
11Shainna Ralston, Bradlee Frailey, Addie Hanks, Addie Mays,
12Haley Rice, Tiffany Turner, Nick Triplett, Kale Rister, Collin
13Sexton, Hunter Rechsteiner, and Javen Wendler; therefore, be
14it
 
15    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
16HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that
17we congratulate the Southeastern Illinois College speech team,
18the Forensic Falcons, on their victory at Phi Rho Pi
19Nationals, and we commend their hard work, dedication, and
20team spirit; and be it further
 

 

 

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1    RESOLVED, That suitable copies of this resolution be
2presented to Coach Jenny Billman, Coach John Corum, Coach Paul
3Cummins, and Southeastern Illinois College President Jonah
4Rice as a symbol of our respect and esteem.