By Senators W. Hansen, Saling and Jesernig


     WHEREAS, Bob Weissenfels, a native of eastern Washington, was a member of the U.S. bobsled team in the Thirteenth Olympic Winter Games, in Albertville, France; and


     WHEREAS, Mr. Weissenfels' hard work and sacrifice paid off in success among the world's greatest athletes, with an 11th-place finish in the four-man bobsled competition; and


     WHEREAS, Washington State citizens are proud to have seen one of their own compete in the 1992 Olympics; and


     WHEREAS, Mr. Weissenfels, a graduate of Hanford High School, has proven that he is also a winner outside the athletic venue through his academic success at the U.S. Naval Academy and acceptance to the Navy Flight School at Pensacola, Florida; and


     WHEREAS, The people of Washington have found in Bob Weissenfels a model of personal strength, integrity, and perseverance;


     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate joins the people of Beverly, and the entire state of Washington, in wishing him the best in his imminent marriage, work at the Navy Flight School, and in all of his future endeavors; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Secretary of Senate immediately transmit copies of this resolution to Mr. Weissenfels' family.


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

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1992-8736,

adopted by the Senate March 12, 1992.





Secretary of the Senate