Bill Text: VA HR4035 | 2019 | 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Commending Shreya Arun.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-07-09 - Bill text as passed House (HR4035ER) [HR4035 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HR4035-Enrolled.html

Commending Shreya Arun.


Agreed to by the House of Delegates, July 9, 2019


WHEREAS, Shreya Arun of Purcellville, a student at Loudoun Valley High School, won the US Speedskating short track national championship in April 2019; and

WHEREAS, with victories in the 1,500-meter race, the 1,000-meter race, and the 500-meter race, Shreya Arun had secured her national title in the 16 - 17 age category by day two of the three-day competition; and

WHEREAS, Shreya Arun began figure skating while she was in kindergarten and has been honing her skill as a speed skater for seven years; she is currently a member of the United Capital Blades Speedskating Club; and

WHEREAS, Shreya Arun has participated in several other national championships and is training for the Youth Olympic Games trials in hopes of securing a slot on Team USA during the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games; and

WHEREAS, Shreya Arun serves the community as the chief executive officer of iloom, a nonprofit organization that gathers items returned to different manufacturers to donate them to homeless shelters or local families in need; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Shreya Arun hereby be commended on winning the US Speedskating short track national championship in 2019; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Shreya Arun as an expression of the House of Delegates' admiration for her achievements and best wishes for the future.