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Regular Meeting of PIAA District 6 – August 5, 2003

 

 

Call to Order of the August 5, 2003 Meeting

Chairman Wotkowski called the meeting of the District 6 Committee to order at 8:00 AM at the Scotch Valley Country Club. Present were: Ray Wotkowski, Dean Rossi, Al D’Ambrosia, Michael Sakash, Dave Heim, David Crumrine, James Price, Don Hosterman, Jules Dill, Vince Nedimyer, Kathy Getz, Alberta Ake, Gary Jubas, Norman Krumenacker, Charles Koren, Carole Kakabar, and Kim Struble.

 

Approval of Minutes

On a motion by Michael Sakash and Charles Koren, the minutes of the June 12, 2003, were approved.

 

Communications

Kathy Getz and Dave Heim reviewed disqualification reports of baseball players. No action was taken.

 

Chairman Wotkowski received a letter from Greater Johnstown High School requesting that they be consider as a host site for football championships to be held at Pointe Stadium in Johnstown.

 

Jeffrey A. Baird, Principal, Penn Cambria High School, submitted a copy of Penn Cambria policy regarding student conduct at sporting events to the District 6 Committee.  Committee members will receive a copy at the September meeting.

 

Bishop McCort was fined $100 for failure to attend the mandatory “Rules and Regulation meeting.

 

On a motion by Charles Koren and Dean Rossi, The Committee approved a request from St. John the Evangelist Catholic School to withdraw their cooperative athletic sponsorship with Bellefonte Area School District, effective June 30, 2003.

 

Financial Reports

On a motion by Vince Nedimyer and Don Hosterman, the District 6 Committee unanimously approved the July Financial Report.  

 

On a motion by Dean Rossi and Kathy Getz the Baseball Financial Report given by Chairman David Crumrine was accepted.

           

Eligibility Hearings

On a motion by Jules Dill and Vince Nedimyer, Stephen Gates, a Bishop McCort High School student, is eligible for sports based on Article VI, Transfer and Residence, Section 9.  Charles Koren abstained from voting.

 

David Crumrine and Norman Krumenacker made a motion to approve Jesse Strickler, a Purchase Line High School student, eligible for sports based on Article III, Attendance Waiver, Section III.  James Price abstained from voting.

 

On a motion by Michael Sakash and Kim Struble, Tyler Pears, a Bishop McCort High School student, is eligible for sports based on Article VI, Transfer and Residence, Section 8.  Charles Koren abstained from voting.

 

On a motion by Dean Rossi and Albert D’Ambrosia, Alanna Alva, a Bishop McCort High School student, is eligible for sports based on Article VI, Transfer and Residence, Section 8.  Charles Koren abstained from voting.

 

Kim Struble and Dave Heim made a motion to approve Jason Dunbar, a Bishop McCort High School student, eligible for sports based on Article VI, Transfer and Residence, Section 8.  Charles Koren abstained from voting.

 

Foreign Exchange Eligibility Hearings

The following students have a J1 VISA and were approve to participate in sports on a motion from Alberta Ake and Charles Koren.

            Somerset High School                                                Johnstown Christian High School

            Mercedes Zinn-Zinnenburg, Austria                    Elisabeth Okland, Norway

            Lens Melch, Germany                                      

            Daniel Zaubitzer, Germany                                 Richland High School

            Annastiina Laanincn, Finland                              Julia Kabisch, Germany

                                                                                    Cindy Schnabel, Germany

            Greater Johnstown High School                   

            Sandra Kreutzer, Germany                                 Westmont High School

            Nadja Ostenfeld, Denmark                                 Jonas Depprich, Germany

 

            Central Cambria High School                                    Conemaugh Valley High School

            Stephanie Pfeffer, Germany                               Markus Schulze, Germany

 

            Forest Hills High School                                Ferndale High School

            Sabrina Steussloff, Germany                              Toni Kreuger, Germany

            Stephanie Schorrer, Germany                             Ingelin Ostrem, Norway

            Peter Jordanov, Germany                                   Pehr Lindquist, Sweden

            Katja Koiverianen, Finland                                 Per Svensson, Sweden

            Stine Angen, Norway

 

Information

On a motion from David Crumrine and Albert D’Ambrosia, District 5 request to participate in the following sports in the District 6 Championships were approved:  Cross Country, Baseball, Girls Volleyball, Softball, Girls Field Hockey and Boys Soccer.

 

District 6 is recommending that the JV Volleyball games be “best of 3”.

 

The Next Meeting

The next meeting of the PIAA District 6 Committee will be held on Thursday, September 11, 2003, at the Hollidaysburg Area High School at 4:00 PM.

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

                                                                                               

 

                                                                                                Sherry Montgomery

Secretary/Treasurer