Celebrating the life of Catherine Cummings Rennolds.


Agreed to by the Senate, February 24, 2023
Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 25, 2023


WHEREAS, Catherine Cummings Rennolds, a passionate educator and a vibrant member of the Bristow community, died on November 24, 2022; and

WHEREAS, Catherine Rennolds was born to a military family in Stuttgart, Germany, and lived throughout the United States in her youth; and

WHEREAS, Catherine Rennolds received a bachelor's degree from what is now Mary Baldwin University and a master's degree from the Florida Institute of Technology; and

WHEREAS, Catherine Rennolds returned to Mary Baldwin University to earn a teaching certificate, then began a long and fulfilling 20-year career as an educator at Catholic schools in Virginia, notably Saint Mary Star of the Sea School in Hampton and Linton Hall School in Bristow; and

WHEREAS, Catherine Rennolds went above and beyond to ensure that her students had fun in the classroom and gained an appreciation for lifelong learning; and

WHEREAS, Catherine Rennolds brought joy to others through her sense of humor, infectious smile, and ability to make everyone she met feel special; and

WHEREAS, Catherine Rennolds will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her husband of 19 years, Rich; her daughters, Sarah and Evelyn; her parents, John and Judy; her siblings, Brian and Cindie, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate, the House of Delegates concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Catherine Cummings Rennolds; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Catherine Cummings Rennolds as an expression of the General Assembly's respect for her memory.