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Welcome to this                   Special Thanks To Our Hosts

            championship event

         Since 1903, the Indiana High School Athletic
         Association 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 for our   200 North 8th Street• Terre Haute, IN  47809
                             Association to partner   ISU Hulman Center Director  Fred Clark
                             with member schools   ISU Hulman Center Assistant Director  Jennifer Cook
                             in the promotion of   Vigo County School Corporation  Mick Newport
                             these ideals.  The   Visitors & Convention Center  David Patterson
                             importance of this   ISU Athletics Senior Assistant Director John Sherman
                             mission is more critical
                             today than ever in our   State Finals Officials
                             history.           Steven Corya, Ronald Day, Marcus Debro, Rick Gentry,
                             Currently in our state,   Brian Holtz, Gene Huston, Terry Magnuson, David
                             over 160,000 students   Pillar, P.J. Pitts, Jeff Rhody, Justin Shippy, Gary Wier,
                             from 408 different   Greg Hammond (alternate), Kevin Keen (alternate).
                            IHSAA member
         schools choose to participate in interscholastic   State Finals Personnel
         athletics.  These fortunate students absorb a variety   Tournament Administrator
         of life lessons as they develop from adolescents   Theresia Wynns, Assistant Commissioner
         to mature young adults.  The opportunity to learn   Tournament Assistant
                                                Jocelyn Moses, Administrative Assistant
         self-discipline, teamwork, sacrifice, loyalty and   Tournament Directors
         commitment are attributes that have come to be   Barb Brouwer, Southport High School
         known as “the other half of education.”  The mastery   Sharon Jackson, Franklin Central High School
         of these characteristics retains dramatic impact as   Replay Monitor - James Robinson
         these young people assume leadership roles in our   Announcer - Scott Gregg
         society.                               Scorer - Craig Garvin
                                                Officials - Leah Enterline
         A former high school principal once shared with each   Teams - Vicky Branson, Deb Day
         of his incoming freshman classes that “you will only   Pep Bands - Rachel Ancelet, Jeana Finlinson
                                                Awards- Tammy Wertman
         take away from high school what you leave behind.”     National Anthem
         The students that perform before you today are   Terre Haute North High School - Counterpoints
         leaving their absolute best behind for generations of   Presentation of Colors
         admirers to recall.                    Terre Haute North High School ROTC
                                                Athletic Training Staff
         On behalf of the IHSAA Staff and Board of Directors,   Methodist Sports Medicine - The Orthopedic Specialists
         we welcome you to today’s events.   Education   Program Credits
         based athletics which are pure, wholesome, and
         inexpensive reflecting local flavor and enthusiasm   Publisher Bobby Cox Commissioner
         has always been the objective.  It is what we mean   Editor Chris Kaufman, Communications Director
                                                Assistant Editor Toni Polizzi, Communications Asst.
         when we say….. Pure Spirit, Pure Sport, Pure   Editorial Assistance
         Indiana!                                Joe Hoffman, Sports Administration Intern
                                                Printing Sport Graphics, Indianapolis
         Cordially,                             Photography Visual Sports Network
                                                Cover Design three-sixty group, Indianapolis
                                                          P.O. Box 40650
         Bobby Cox                                   Indianapolis, IN 46240-0650
                                                          (317) 846-6601
         IHSAA Commissioner

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