IHSAA REVIEW COMMITTEE

Minutes of the August 21, 2000 meeting at IHSAA headquarters

PRESENT

Chairman Dale Crafton, Mike Blackburn, Dan Cunningham, Michael Necessary, Janis Qualizza, Cecil Raymond.

HEARINGS

A hearing was conducted to consider the appeal of Christian Wilkens, a foreign exchange student at Morristown High School. The student had been declared to have limited eligibility on the basis of Rule 19-6.2. A hearing was requested in order to appeal the ruling and seek full eligibility. Following the hearing, the studentís family and legal counsel for the IHSAA submitted findings of fact. Having analyzed all of the available data, the IHSAA Review Committee voted to uphold the decision of the Commissioner.

A hearing was conducted to consider the appeal of John Zdonek, a student attending Andrean High School. The student had been declared to have limited eligibility on the basis of Rule 19-6.2. A hearing was requested in order to appeal the ruling and seek full eligibility. Following the hearing, the studentís family and legal counsel for the IHSAA submitted findings of fact. Following discussion on the presentations of this case and having analyzed all of the documentation provided, the IHSAA Review Committee voted to uphold the decision of the Commissioner.