By Senators Hayner, Sellar and Rasmussen


     WHEREAS, The 4-man rowing crew of the Mt. Baker Rowing Club won first place in the Junior National division of the U.S. Rowing Championship Regatta in Indianapolis, Indiana, June 22nd and 23rd; and


     WHEREAS, Their victory in the championship secured their position as the top 4-man-with-coxswain junior rowing team in the United States; and


     WHEREAS, The 4-man team is made up of Coxswain Greg Allison and rowers Ryan Allison, Tyler Davidson, Elie Finegold and Evan McDonald, all of whom showed outstanding competitiveness, skill and strength throughout the several days of racing; and


     WHEREAS, The 2-man rowing team of Ryan Allison and Elie Finegold also won top honors in the junior men's pair competition; and


     WHEREAS, The 8-man team, with the aforementioned rowers plus fellow athletes Cameron Janes, Clay Robinson, Aaron Schubach, Ben Slothower and Coxswain Joy Carpine finished the Regatta as the fourth-best 8-man junior rowing team in the nation; and


     WHEREAS, Evan McDonald is the son of Senator Dan and Janie McDonald of Bellevue;


     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, By the Senate of the State of Washington, that Evan McDonald and the 2-, 4-, and 8-man rowing teams of the Mt. Baker Rowing Club, and their coach, Sara Nevin, are hereby congratulated on their outstanding achievements; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That Senator Dan McDonald and his wife, Janie are congratulated on the remarkable effort put forth by their son, Evan, and that the parents of all the members of the Mt. Baker Rowing Club be congratulated on the efforts and fortitude of their children; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be transmitted to Senator and Mrs. McDonald, Evan McDonald, Coach Nevin, and all members of the Mt. Baker Rowing Club.


I, Gordon A. Golob, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1991-8699,

adopted by the Senate June 24, 1991.





Secretary of the Senate