CHAPTER 678

FORMERLY SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

NO. 62

COMMENDING THE CITIZENS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION 1972 BOYS STATE FOR THEIR PARTICIPATION IN AN UNIQUELY EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE.

WHEREAS, each year 28,000 or more high school students throughout the United States convene at state capitals and on college campuses to participate in the actual mechanics of legislation; and

WHEREAS, boys from 31 Delaware high schools have been meeting in the House and Senate Chambers from June 18 through June 23 gaining a solid knowledge of the processes of State government, how legislation is introduced, and how bills are passed into law; and

WHEREAS, the members of both Senate and House recognize this program as a uniquely educational method of assisting today's youth to become tomorrow's informed, alert and involved citizens; and

WHEREAS, this year's program has been dedicated to the memory of DR. PARK W. HUNTINGTON, former Chairman and Director of Boys' State.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the 126th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives concurring therein, that all 1972 members of Bbys State be commended for their interest, enthusiasm and participation in the processes of State government.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Dr. Park W. Huntington be commended for his years of dedication to an important program, one which is designed to provide some final insights to young people before they gain new responsibilities as 18-year-old voters.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that copies of this Resolution be delivered to the family of Dr. Park W. Huntington, to Marvil A. Tice, Chairman of the 1972 Boys State Committee, and to Donald E. Neil, Commander, American Legion of Delaware.

Approved June 26, 1972.