State of South Dakota  
EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2013  

239U0814   SENATE COMMEMORATION   NO.  23  

Introduced by:    Senators Otten (Ernie), Brown, Monroe, Olson (Russell), Omdahl, and Rave and Representatives Otten (Herman) and Latterell
 

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring Mr. Tim Raabe of Lennox, South Dakota, for being named High School Principal of the Year.

    WHEREAS, Tim Raabe graduated from USD in 1972 with a B.S. in History Education and received his M.A. in Secondary Administration from USD in 1995; and

    WHEREAS, Tim Raabe has been in education for forty-one years, all of them in the Lennox School District, and for twenty-four years he was a classroom teacher and coach before entering administration; and

    WHEREAS, in 1994, Tim Raabe was the SDHSCA Girls Assistant Coach of the Year; and

    WHEREAS, Tim Raabe was the Lennox High School Activities Director from 1995-2000, was selected Region 6 Athletic Director of the Year in 2000, and was selected Corn Belt Guidance Counselor's Outstanding Administrator in 2002; and

    WHEREAS, Tim Raabe became Lennox High School principal in 2004, the position he currently holds, and received SEAP Pyramid Awards in 2008 and 2009; and

    WHEREAS, Tim Raabe and his wife Marlene, who is an English teacher at Lennox Middle School, have two daughters and eight grandchildren, who all live in Lennox. Mr. Raabe spends his free time with his family enjoying most outdoor sports, primarily riding his Harley:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Eighty-Eighth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that Mr. Tim Raabe be honored for being named High School Principal of the Year.