Bill Text: VA HJR563 | 2017 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Commending Stefanie Fee.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-01-20 - Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ563ER) [HJR563 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2017-HJR563-Enrolled.html

Commending Stefanie Fee.

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 13, 2017
Agreed to by the Senate, January 19, 2017

WHEREAS, Stefanie Fee of Virginia Beach proudly represented the United States and the Commonwealth at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 as a member of the women's field hockey team; and

WHEREAS, a native of Virginia Beach, Stefanie Fee began playing field hockey in 2002 and was a three sport athlete at Frank W. Cox High School; in 2007, she was Tidewater Field Hockey Player of the Year and in 2008, Tidewater Female Athlete of the Year; and

WHEREAS, Stefanie Fee played for Beach Premier Field Hockey Club in Virginia Beach; while at Duke University, she earned All ACC, All American and National Academic All American honors, was Female Athlete of the Year, and had an award named after her, the Stefanie Fee Duke True Award; and

WHEREAS, Stefanie Fee has previously earned international gold medals at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, the 2014 Champions Challenge in Glasgow, and the 2013 World League Round 2 in Rio de Janeiro; and

WHEREAS, during the 2016 Olympic Games, Stefanie Fee's stalwart performance on defense helped the women's field hockey team advance to the quarterfinals and finish in fifth place overall; and

WHEREAS, throughout her field hockey career, and during the Olympic Games in particular, Stefanie Fee has enjoyed the support of her family, friends, coaches, and the members of the Virginia Beach community; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Stefanie Fee for representing the United States and the Commonwealth on the women's field hockey team at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Stefanie Fee as an expression of the General Assembly's admiration for her outstanding achievements as a member of Team USA.