SENATE COMMEMORATION NO. 28
Introduced by: Senator Begalka and Representatives Peterson and Tyler
A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics
Team for winning the 2013 State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament.
WHEREAS, on February 15, 2013, Deuel High School successfully defended their title of the
previous two years; and
WHEREAS, the Deuel High School Gymnastics Team scored 145.90 points to break their own
Class A team score record; and
WHEREAS, the State Class A Gymnastics winning teammates who displayed extraordinary
unity and team spirit are: Sam Wiekamp, Alex Stein, Karina Noem, Meaghan Sievers, Steph Greber,
Kaitlyn Plut, and Kelly Wollschlager; and
WHEREAS, on February 16, 2013, in individual competition, Meaghan Sievers set new Class
A Tournament scoring records by placing first in all-around, floor exercise, and uneven bars. She
also finished first on the balance beam and on the vault. Also, in individual competition, Sam
Wiekamp placed first on vault, second on uneven bars, and second in all-around; Alex Stein finished
fifth in all-around; and Kelly Wollschlager finished ninth in all around; and
WHEREAS, the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics team succeeded with the help of their
managers, Rachel Thiewes, Martha Hartway, and Ashley Stein; and
WHEREAS, head coach Lynn Gudmundson and assistant coach Joan Niemann directed the team
with dedication and determination:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Eighty-Eighth Legislature of the State
of South Dakota, that the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team be honored for its
achievements at the 2013 State Class A Gymnastics Tournament.
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