Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


Shimkus Salutes St. Joseph-Ogden's Dowling

Jul 10, 2020
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing St. Joseph-Ogden softball standout Bailey Dowling, who recently was named Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Illinois.
"The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes Bailey as Illinois' best high school softball player," Shimkus said.

The full entry in the Congressional Record can be found HERE.