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Welcome to this
       championship event

     Since 1903, the Indiana High School Athletic Asso-
     ciation has promoted the values of education based
     athletics and was the primary reason for its formation
                        over 100 years ago.  It
                        has been an honor    Special Thanks To Our Host
                        for our Association to
                        partner with member         The Legends Golf Club
                        schools in the promo-
                        tion of these ideals.      Jim Fazio, Course Designer
                        The importance of this
                        mission is more critical   State Finals Personnel
                        today than ever in our   Tournament Director
                        history.             Robert Faulkens, IHSAA Assistant Commissioner
                        Currently in our state,   Assistant Tournament Director
                        over 160,000 students   Ashley Herman, IHSAA Administrative Assistant
                        from 408 different IH-  PGA of America Vice President & Director of Golf
                        SAA member schools   Ted Bishop
                        choose to participate in
     interscholastic athletics.  These fortunate students   PGA Teaching Professionals
                                             Scott Downing, Tony Clecak, Judy Alvarez
     absorb a variety of life lessons as they develop from
     adolescents to mature young adults.  The opportunity   Assistant Professionals
     to learn self-discipline, teamwork, sacrifice, loyalty   Ted Davidson, Tripp Price, Kyle Dell
     and commitment are attributes that have come to be
     known as “the other half of education.”  The mastery   Membership and Events
     of these characteristics retains dramatic impact as   Ashely Davidson
     these young people assume leadership roles in our   Golf Course Superintendent
     society.                                Phil Slagle
                                             Food & Beverage Coordinator
     A former high school principal once shared with each   Cindy Bishop
     of his incoming freshman classes that “you will only
     take away from high school what you leave behind.”     IGA-PGA Rules Committee
                                             Mike David
     The students that perform before you today are
     leaving their absolute best behind for generations of   Athletic Trainers
     admirers to recall.                     Methodist Sports Medicine - The Orthopedic
     On behalf of the IHSAA Staff and Board of Direc-
     tors, we welcome you to today’s events.   Education   Program Credits
     based athletics which are pure, wholesome, and in-  Publisher:  Bobby Cox, Commissioner
     expensive reflecting local flavor and enthusiasm has   Editor: Chris Kaufman, Communications Director
     always been the objective.  It is what we mean when   Assistant Editor:
     we say….. Pure Spirit, Pure Sport, Pure Indiana!  Toni Polizzi, Communications Assistant
                                             Editorial Assistance:
     Cordially,                              Joe Hoffman, Sports Administration Intern
                                             Printing: Sport Graphics, Indianapolis
                                             Photography: Visual Sports Network
                                             Cover Design: three-sixty group, Indianapolis
     Bobby Cox
     IHSAA Commissioner
                                              For state tournament results and latest Indiana high
                                                   school sports information, visit:

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