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 THE CHAIRMAN        To the IHSAA family:

                     The success of our organization will never be measured by our bottom line. If it were, the
                     pandemic would make it very difficult to characterize this past year as such. However, with the
                     proper perspective, 2020-21 was one of the most successful years in our organization’s history
                     because of what we accomplished while the novel coronavirus continued to change day-to-day
 “…our organization embodies the   life all over the globe.

                     One of the reasons we were successful was because our organization embodies the same values
 same values education-based athletics   education-based athletics teach: teamwork, perseverance, determination, and countless others.
                     Another reason we found success was because of our stakeholders, who allowed great teamwork
                     to occur.
 teach: teamwork, perseverance,   We obviously would like to thank the Indianapolis Colts, the Indiana Pacers and Fever, Indiana

                     Farm Bureau Insurance, and all our corporate partners. Without them, the presentation of high
 determination, and countless others.”  school sports in Indiana wouldn’t be as spectacular as it is.

                     However, as a non-profit organization, we have an incredibly diverse group of stakeholders—all
                     of whom we want to recognize and give thanks. Every person associated with our member-
                     schools is paramount to our success; this includes student-athletes, coaches, administrators,
                     volunteers, parents, and fans. In fact, if you are reading this, you are an IHSAA stakeholder.

                     In a year of great instability, the IHSAA was steadfast. It was a great success, and it was because
                     of all our stakeholders who share our passion for education-based athletics because they are
                     essential to society.

                     With great thanks,

                     Chris Conley
                     Delta High School
                     2020-21 IHSAA Executive Committee

 Chris Conley, Delta High School principal, has
 served on the IHSAA Board of Directors for three
 years. Prior to being named principal, Conley also
 served as an athletic director and teacher at Delta.

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