By Senators Bailey, Sellar and Johnson
WHEREAS, The State of Washington applauds those educators who promote and encourage an interest in science by providing quality science experiences for students and teachers; and
WHEREAS, Bob Sotak and Jack Brantner have been named to the 1991 National Honor Roll of science teachers by the Association of Science-Technology Centers and Pacific Science Center for their exemplary use of community resources to enhance and expand the science enrichment opportunities available to students and teachers in their districts; and
WHEREAS, Bob Sotak is Curriculum Specialist for the Clover Park School District and coordinates and encourages the district's participation in several Pacific Science Center education programs, including developing teacher workshops specific to Clover Park teachers; and
WHEREAS, Jack Brantner is K-12 Science Cooperative Consultant for the North Central Educational Service District and has been instrumental in expanding Pacific Science Center resources available to rural communities in Eastern Washington and teaches Science Celebration enrichment classes for children; and
WHEREAS, Bob Sotak and Jack Brantner, along with approximately forty other persons being named to the 1991 National Honor Roll, will be honored in Washington, D.C. on April 24 before members of Congress; and
WHEREAS, The National Science Foundation has declared April 21-27, 1991, National Science and Technology Week to convey the importance of science to the nation;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Senate commends Bob Sotak and Jack Brantner for their outstanding efforts as science educators; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Senate commends the Pacific Science Center for its dedication to providing interactive science, mathematics, and technology education to students and teachers throughout the State of Washington; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to Bob Sotak, Jack Brantner, and the Directors of the Association of Science-Technology Centers and Pacific Science Center.
I, Gordon A. Golob, Secretary of the Senate,
do hereby certify that this is a true and
correct copy of Senate Resolution 1991-8664,
adopted by the Senate April 18, 1991.
GORDON A. GOLOB
Secretary of the Senate