HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 97-4641, by Representatives Sump and McMorris
WHEREAS, It is the policy of the Legislature to honor excellence in every field of endeavor; and
WHEREAS, The Republic High School Tigers Boys Basketball Team won the fifty-fifth State B championship; and
WHEREAS, The Republic High School Tigers Boys Basketball Team players are Chad Dinkins, Dave Hanks, Jason Baldwin, Dan Hanks, Kenny Gliddon, Sam Hadden, Mark Rickard, Dan Hargrave, Lonnie Grimm, Kris Kuchenmeister, Dorian Russell, Steve Davenport, and Chris Wilson; and
WHEREAS, The Republic Tigers, during their quest for the championship, recovered from deficits against very respectable teams; and
WHEREAS, The Republic Tigers have come to be recognized as possessing a never-say-die attitude; and
WHEREAS, The Republic Tigers have exemplified to their classmates the success that is possible in any field of endeavor when persistent effort is made; and
WHEREAS, The Republic Tigers are a credit to their community;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State House of Representatives honor and congratulate the Republic High School Boys Basketball Team for their hard work, dedication, and sacrifice in achieving this significant accomplishment; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That Head Coach Rory Rickard and Assistant Coach Chuck Wilson be recognized for their leadership; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the teachers, classmates, and parents of the team members be recognized for the important part they played in helping these student athletes excel; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a copy of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to each of the players and coaches of the Republic High School Tigers Boys Basketball Team.
I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of
Resolution 4641 adopted by the House of Representatives
Rules Committee March 28, 1997.
Timothy A. Martin, Chief Clerk