Bill Text: VA HR629 | 2020 | 1st Special Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Commending the Oscar Smith High School wrestling team.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2020-10-16 - Agreed to by House by voice vote [HR629 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2020-HR629-Introduced.html
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HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 629
Offered October 15, 2020
Commending the Oscar Smith High School wrestling team.
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Patron-- Hayes
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WHEREAS, in February 2020, the Oscar Smith High School wrestling team of Chesapeake secured its first state title in program history with a win in the Virginia High School League Class 6 state championship; and

WHEREAS, the Oscar Smith High School Tigers finished the state tournament with a stunning 194.5 points, a 74.5-point margin of victory over the second-place Kellam High School Knights; and

WHEREAS, throughout the season, the Oscar Smith Tigers maintained a rigorous workout schedule and stayed engaged with the school community through the team's social media presence; and

WHEREAS, all 14 of the starting Oscar Smith Tigers qualified for the state tournament and three wrestlers brought home individual titles—Trevon Gray (106 pounds), David Bragg (120 pounds), and Jaden Bullock (170 Pounds); and

WHEREAS, Oscar Smith High School's Jaheid Lucas and Zion Carpenter also finished as runners-up in their weight classes, while Logan Lacey, Sterling Waters, and Nasir Hughes finished fourth in their weight classes; and

WHEREAS, the victorious season is a tribute to the hard work and dedication of all the student-athletes, the leadership and guidance of coaches and staff, and the passionate support of the entire Oscar Smith High School community; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the Oscar Smith High School wrestling team hereby be commended on winning the Virginia High School League Class 6 state championship; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Donald Motley, head coach of the Oscar Smith High School wrestling team, as an expression of the House of Delegates' admiration for the team's historic accomplishment.

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