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SR109......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS JANICE DIXON - Stating findings of the legislature and expressing sincere appreciation and gratitude in the memory of Janice Dixon for her dedicated and devoted contribution to Idaho education and to the lives of Idaho children. 03/04 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 03/05 Rpt prt - to 10th Ord 03/08 10th Ord - ADOPTED - voice vote Floor Sponsor - Davis Title apvd - Filed in Office of the Secretary of Senate
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE SENATE SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 109 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 A SENATE RESOLUTION 2 EXPRESSING SINCERE APPRECIATION AND GRATITUDE IN MEMORY OF JANICE DIXON FOR 3 HER DEDICATED AND DEVOTED CONTRIBUTION TO IDAHO EDUCATION AND TO THE LIVES 4 OF IDAHO CHILDREN. 5 Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Idaho: 6 WHEREAS, the Senate herein extends its sincere appreciation and gratitude 7 in memory of Janice Dixon, who passed away suddenly on February 12, 2004, for 8 her dedicated and devoted contribution to Idaho education and to the lives of 9 Idaho children; and 10 WHEREAS, Janice Dixon was born and raised in Gooding, Idaho, graduating 11 from Gooding High School in 1969; and 12 WHEREAS, after earning her college degree, Janice Dixon returned to Idaho, 13 teaching first and second grade in Idaho Falls for the next thirty years, the 14 last twenty-four of which were at Westside Elementary School; and 15 WHEREAS, Janice Dixon was known by her friends, colleagues, and the par- 16 ents of her students, as a woman of great kindness, concern and inspiration; 17 and 18 WHEREAS, Janice Dixon used many effective reading strategies to enhance 19 the first and second grade curricula; and 20 WHEREAS, State Senator Bart Davis, while participating in reading to the 21 students of Janice Dixon, found her love for her students remarkable as she 22 taught how letters become words, how words become sentences, and how sentences 23 become thoughts; and 24 WHEREAS, Janice Dixon positively touched the lives of hundreds of Idaho 25 children with her endless encouragement and support and will be remembered by 26 these children as a teacher who genuinely cared about them and who made a dif- 27 ference in their lives. 28 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Senate, assembled in 29 the Second Regular Session of the Fifty-seventh Idaho Legislature, that the 30 Senate expresses its sincere appreciation and gratitude in memory of Janice 31 Dixon for her dedicated and devoted contribution to Idaho education and to the 32 lives of Idaho children.