By Senators Bauer, Cantu, Prince, Jesernig, West and Sutherland


         WHEREAS, The Washington State Legislature in 1981 established the Washington Scholars Program to recognize selected senior students from Washington public and private high schools for their academic achievements, leadership abilities, and community service contributions; and


         WHEREAS, Three senior students are selected from each of the state's forty-nine legislative districts by a review committee composed of distinguished secondary and postsecondary educators; and


         WHEREAS, The students selected for special recognition as Washington Scholars have distinguished themselves by their energy and diversity as student leaders; as participants in music, debate, sports, and other programs; and through valuable service to their communities; and


         WHEREAS, The families of the students have nurtured and supported the interests and talents of their children; and


         WHEREAS, The state of Washington benefits from the accomplishments of these caring and gifted individuals, not only as students, but as citizens of our communities and our state;


         NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Senate commend the families of these students for their encouragement and support; and


         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Washington Scholars be recognized and congratulated for their hard work, dedication, and maturity in achieving this noteworthy accomplishment; and


         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Secretary of the Senate immediately transmit copies of this resolution to all of the Washington scholars from each of the forty-nine legislative districts.


I, Marty Brown, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1993-8617,

adopted by the Senate April 16, 1993.





Secretary of the Senate