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Brown County students honored at Statehouse
Updated on: 02.14.14

INDIANAPOLIS -- Students from Brown County schools were honored at the Statehouse Thursday with House Resolution 18 written by Rep. Eric Koch (R-Bedford). The school group, We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Team was recognized for their promotion of civic responsibility and their victory in the statewide We the People competition.

The Statehouse honored two teams, the 2012-13 state and national champions from Brown County Junior High School, who are now high school students, and the 2013-14 state champions from BCJHS who will compete at the national invitational in April.

The national invitational simulates congressional hearings. Students testify as constitutional experts before panels of judges that act as congressional committees, scoring the groups through a performance-based assessment.

“These are great accomplishments for a school in one of our smallest counties, and speaks well of the talent of the students,” Koch said.

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Obituaries
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David O’Neal Williams, 75, Bloomington
  Father of Tony Williams of Nashville

Raymond M. Richardson, 83, Morgantown
  Father of Rob (Jennifer) Richardson of Brown County

Florence L. (Schonfeld) Cave, 76, Peoga
  Mother of Linda (Roger) Smith of Nashville

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