By Senators Sutherland and Bauer


    WHEREAS, The Phi Rho Pi speech and debate competition traditionally showcases exceptional talent from community colleges across the nation; and


    WHEREAS, The Phi Rho Pi is the largest forensic competition in the nation with over sixty colleges and six hundred participants; and


    WHEREAS, The Clark College Penguins have an outstanding academic and athletic tradition; and


    WHEREAS, The Penguins capped an exceptional forensic season by winning first in the nation in the individual speaking and debate competitions; and


    WHEREAS, Team members Kim Triplett, Jeff Markle, Jennifer Close, Bill Knight, and Beth Huston showed their mastery of issues and the English language by winning numerous individual awards; and


    WHEREAS, Coach Orv Iverson received the Distinguished Service Award for his contributions to forensic competition and his notable coaching ability;


    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Washington recognize the outstanding accomplishments of the Clark College Forensics Team; and


    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Senate also recognize and applaud the leadership of Coaches Orv Iverson and Roxane Sutherland and Clark College President Dr. Joe Johnson; and


    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to the Penguins Coaches, Orv Iverson and Roxane Sutherland, Clark College President Dr. Joe Johnson, and to the Student Body President at Clark College.



I, Marty Brown, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1993-8647,

adopted by the Senate April 25, 1993.





Secretary of the Senate