Bill Text: VA HR8 | 2018 | Regular Session | Prefiled


Bill Title: Commending Emerson Puzey.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2018-01-12 - Agreed to by House by voice vote [HR8 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2018-HR8-Prefiled.html
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HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 8
Offered January 10, 2018
Prefiled January 9, 2018
Commending Emerson Puzey.
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Patron-- Jones, S.C.
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WHEREAS, Emerson Puzey, a talented softball player at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, won the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association 2017 Division II State Player of the Year award; and

WHEREAS, a junior pitcher, Emerson Puzey enjoyed a standout season with the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team, leading the team to an excellent 22 - 3 record and the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools regular season and tournament titles; and

WHEREAS, as a pitcher, Emerson Puzey finished with an 11 - 2 record, 84 strikeouts, and a superb 1.91 ERA; she was equally dominant at the plate, recording a .549 batting average with 41 RBIs, five doubles, six triples, and three home runs; and

WHEREAS, in addition to becoming the first-ever Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball player to win the Division II State Player of the Year award, Emerson Puzey earned several other accolades for her fantastic season, including the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools Player of the Year award and selection to the All-State and All-Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools teams; and

WHEREAS, Emerson Puzey's coaches have praised her positive attitude and noted that she always gives her all for the team, no matter what role she is given; and

WHEREAS, Emerson Puzey's skill and determination on the field stand as a shining example to her fellow student-athletes across the Commonwealth; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Emerson Puzey hereby be commended for winning the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association 2017 Division II State Player of the Year award; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Emerson Puzey as an expression of the House of Delegates' admiration for her remarkable athletic accomplishments.

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