By Senator Fraser


     WHEREAS, It is the policy of the Legislature to recognize excellence in all fields of endeavor; and 


     WHEREAS, The Capital High School football team from Olympia won the 1996 Class AA State Football Championship; and


     WHEREAS, The team=s slogan for the season, ARelive the Dream: Unfinished Business@ reflected their persistence and ambition to capture the title;


     WHEREAS, This group of Capital High School Cougars finished the season with a combined 3.0 grade point average; and


     WHEREAS, The team=s coaches showed leadership and skill in focusing their team on accomplishing their goal of winning the State AA Football Championships; and


     WHEREAS, All 48 team players contributed greatly to winning the Class AA Championship and finishing the season with a 13-1 record;


     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate honor and recognize the Capital High School football team, Coach Wayne Sortun and his assistant coaches for their accomplishments; and 


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Senate applaud this group of fine young men for Ataking care of business@ and reaching their dream.


I, Mike O=Connell, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1997-8663,

adopted by the Senate April 16, 1997.





Secretary of the Senate