HOUSE COMMEMORATION NO. 1064
Introduced by: Representative Nelson and Senator Van Gerpen
A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring Ray Slaba for his contributions to education
in South Dakota.
WHEREAS, Ray Slaba serves as an assistant boys basketball coach and as the middle school and
high school principal at Hanson High School in Alexandria, South Dakota; and
WHEREAS, the youth of the Hanson School District are some the best educated, most well
behaved, and athletically successful young adults in South Dakota; and
WHEREAS, that success is directly attributed to Principal Ray Slaba and the dedicated educators
of the Hanson School District; and
WHEREAS, the Hanson School District's success was recognized when Principal Slaba was
selected by his peers as the Region Three Middle School Principal of the Year at the South Dakota
Secondary School Principals' State Convention in Chamberlain, South Dakota, in February 2013;
WHEREAS, Region Three consists of approximately thirty of South Dakota's best school
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Eighty-Eighth Legislature of the State
of South Dakota, that Principal Ray Slaba and the Hanson School District are commended and
honored for the appropriate and prestigious selection of Principal Ray Slaba as the Middle School
Principal of the Year for Region Three. Principal Slaba and all the staff of the Hanson School
District are thanked for all their hard work on behalf of the children of South Dakota.
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