By Senator Sutherland


         WHEREAS, The State Class AA Girls Basketball Tournament traditionally showcases exceptionally talented high school teams from throughout the state; and

         WHEREAS, The Prairie High School Falcons have an outstanding academic and athletic tradition; and

         WHEREAS, The Falcons capped an excellent 1993 season by winning the Class AA state basketball title on Saturday, March 13, 1993; and

         WHEREAS, The Falcons showed their courage and fortitude by snapping the 56-game winning streak of the defending state champions in the semi-final game; and

         WHEREAS, The final game showcased the exceptional talent of the team, in an exciting 46-44 last second victory; and

         WHEREAS, The entire community has rallied around this team, and the school, in appreciation of the outstanding academic and athletic tradition of all of its teams; and

         WHEREAS, The Falcons displayed their prominent team spirit, athletic skill, intensity, and determination in winning the state crown;

         NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Senate of the state of Washington recognize winning team members Shawna Rosa, Missy Moss, Danielle Dettore, Beth Hamrick, Brook Spence, Mandy Lapsley, Aimee Brockway, Angie Bennett, Sonja Curtis, Rose Adkins, Kelly Bradstreet, and Lisa Maylone; and

         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Senate also recognize and applaud the leadership of Coach Al Aldridge, Assistant Coaches Steve Rhodes and Tracy Grimes, Athletic Director Dennis Gillingham, Team Managers Malene Schjoening, Terri Donaldson, and Nicole Nelson, and Principal Charles Elliott; and

         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to the Falcons Head Coach, Al Aldridge, Prairie High School's Principal, Charles Elliott, and to the Student Body President at Prairie High School.



I, Marty Brown, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1993-8622,

adopted by the Senate March 25, 1993.





Secretary of the Senate