HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 2002-4710, by Representatives Delvin and Hankins
WHEREAS, It is the tradition of the Washington State House of Representatives to recognize and honor excellence in all fields of endeavor; and
WHEREAS, Captain Steven L. Voigt, a member of the organization known as Hanford Patrol, being tasked with the safeguard and security of the Hanford Site, has distinguished himself as the premier pistol marksman amongst all Washington state law enforcement officers and officials; and
WHEREAS, Captain Steven L. Voigt has achieved the rank of number one marksman on the WASHINGTON STATE GOVERNOR'S TOP TWENTY lists of law enforcement officers and officials of the year of 2001; and
WHEREAS, Captain Steven L. Voigt has achieved this distinct honor a legendary twenty consecutive years (1981-2001); and
WHEREAS, Captain Steven L. Voigt has performed this remarkable achievement with an average score of 1491.05 points out of a possible 1500 points during the span of twenty consecutive years; and
WHEREAS, Captain Steven L. Voigt currently possesses two Washington state pistol marksmanship records and five national pistol marksmanship records; and
WHEREAS, Captain Steven L. Voigt has competed in and has reigned victorious in the prestigious Washington State Police Pistol Championships on fourteen occasions; and
WHEREAS, Captain Steven L. Voigt has devoted countless hours in preparation and training to become the Elite Marksman of all Washington State's elite marksmen;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State House of Representatives recognize and honor Steven L. Voigt, Captain, Hanford Patrol and outstanding citizen of the City of Kennewick for his exemplary skills, outstanding achievements and incredible consistence, and phenomenal performance in pistol shooting and competition; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to the family of Steven L. Voigt; Keith A. Klein, Manager, Department of Energy Hanford Site; Allen B. Bowser, General Manager, Protection Technology, Inc.; Gregory P. McDowell, Chief of Hanford Patrol; and Bruce Cameron, Hanford Patrol Training Academy (PTA) Manager so that this record may be displayed at the PTA, and all who enter the PTA may observe and marvel at the pinnacle one man has achieved.
I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of
4710 Resolution adopted by the House of Representatives
March 7, 2002.
Cynthia Zehnder, Chief Clerk