HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 91-4704, by Representatives Fraser and Belcher.


     WHEREAS, Dr. John W. Gott will soon retire as Superintendent of Schools for the North Thurston School District; and

     WHEREAS, During his forty-five years in education, Dr. Gott has made substantial contributions to the development of quality educational programs for the benefit of all students; and

     WHEREAS, The exceptional leadership abilities demonstrated by Dr. Gott have spread far beyond the bounds of the North Thurston School District and are recognized by the educational community throughout the state of Washington; and

     WHEREAS, The hallmark of his twenty year tenure as Superintendent of Schools for North Thurston has been the creation of new educational models designed to assure the success of all students; and

     WHEREAS, Throughout his outstanding career, Dr. Gott has exemplified a level of thoughtful and caring concern for the needs of students which is a model for others to follow; and

     WHEREAS, It is fitting that Dr. Gott be recognized for his contributions to the educational system of the state and nation;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives recognize the contributions of Dr. John Gott to the North Thurston School District; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to Superintendent Gott.



  I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of

  Resolution adopted by the House of Representatives 4704

                       June 12, 1991



    Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives