By Senators Stevens and Long


     WHEREAS, it is a tradition of the Washington State Senate to recognize individuals whose achievements reflect positive and inspiring characteristics; and


     WHEREAS, these valued characteristics are most often displayed by those willing to engage in community service, charity, and civic activities; and


     WHEREAS, Shannon Hulbert, a seventeen-year old junior at Lake Stevens High School possessing such characteristics, was crowned the 2001 Washington State Miss Teen USA on November 25, 2000;  and


     WHEREAS, Miss Hulbert is actively involved in promoting non-violence in schools through her work as a motivational speaker with Dream On Foundation; and


     WHEREAS, Miss Hulbert and the foundation have teamed up with renowned motivational speaker Anthony Robbins to promote school safety with videos featuring pop music stars N'Sync and the BackStreet Boys; and


     WHEREAS, Miss Hulbert has appeared in internationally published magazines, has modeled in Paris, London and the United States, and is an award winning track athlete, inspiring cheer leader, and dedicated student; and


     WHEREAS, Shannon Hulbert, representing Washington,  will compete for the title of Miss Teen USA this summer; and


     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Senate recognize and honor Shannon Hulbert for her outstanding accomplishments and demonstrated commitment to school safety; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to Shannon Hulbert, the Lake Stevens School District, Lake Stevens High School, and the Miss Teen USA headquarters.


I, Tony M. Cook, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 8685,

adopted by the Senate May 17, 2001.





Secretary of the Senate