Logan County Board honors State
Champions Mount Pulaski 7th Grade Volleyball Team
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[April 29, 2017]
- At the Logan County Board Workshop on Thursday, April 13, 2017,
the board recognized the Mount Pulaski 7th Grade Volleyball Team
with a resolution honoring them for winning the class 2-A State
Members of the team included Jayda Allspach, Kate Beckers, Ella
Bobell, Cassidy Clark, Makenzie Chandler, Kamri Charron, Grace
Davis, Hailee Daigh, Je’Na Rentmeister, Keyleigh Stewart, Scout
Tschantz, Xzandria Turner, Clarissa Turner, Alexis Wade, and Makenna
Wilham. The coach was Donna Dulle and assistant coach was Brittany
Board member Scott Schaffenacker read the resolution that said,
"volleyball has evolved into a sport of international popularity
[and] volleyball participation ranges from elementary students to
adult and even senior athletics at Olympic games."
The resolution said, "Volleyball is an activity requiring excellent
physical fitness [and] combines individual skill sets with a team
dynamic." It said, "Volleyball players individually and successful
teams collectively necessitate outstanding coaching and acquiescence
to the coach's decision."
The resolution said that "at the middle school level, player
participation requires the support, transportation, patience, and
understanding of parents, grandparents, and neighbors."
The resolution said, "Logan County schools have enjoyed a tradition
of athletic excellence to accompany strong academics and other
essential extracurricular activities, the sport of volleyball in
particular is often distinguished our student athletes with the many
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The resolution said, "In the 2016-2017 school year, Mount Pulaski
7th grade volleyball team competed at the highest level of their sport and
culminated their season by winning the 2017 7th grade class 2-A championship
The resolution ended with, "Be it therefore resolved that the Logan County Board
congratulates the players and coaches of the Mount Pulaski 7th grade volleyball
team, commends the administration and staff, most notably coach Dulle and her
assistant coach for promoting this and other valuable activities." The
resolution also thanked "the parents, grandparents, and many other members of
the community who contributed to this outstanding achievement."
Coach Donna Dulle said, "this is quite an honor" and thanked the players for
The team received a round of applause from the board.
The board will vote on a motion adopt the resolution at Tuesday's regular board