HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 97-4630, by Representatives DeBolt and Alexander


     WHEREAS, It is the policy of the Washington State Legislature to honor those individuals who engage in noble acts of voluntary service which benefit the citizens of the State of Washington; and

     WHEREAS, Eatonville Elementary School was seriously vandalized on February 8, 1997; and

     WHEREAS, Principal Debbie Startt of Eatonville Elementary School recruited many parents and teachers to assist in the cleanup of the school campus; and

     WHEREAS, Dan Dawkins organized maintenance crews to repair structural damage to the school building; and

     WHEREAS, Numerous Eatonville businesses, when contacted by Mayor Kirk Heinz, donated a substantial sum of money to be used as a reward for the capture of the perpetrators of the offense; and

     WHEREAS, Mayor Kirk Heinz has gratefully acknowledged the unified efforts of the many individuals who volunteered;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives recognize and honor the many individuals who assisted in the task of restoring Eatonville Elementary School to operating condition; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to Mayor Kirk Heinz, Principal Debbie Startt, and Dan Dawkins.



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

   Resolution 4630 adopted by the House of Representatives

                       March 5, 1997.



               Timothy A. Martin, Chief Clerk