HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 4664, by Representatives Seaquist, Angel, Maxwell, Appleton, Kenney, Rolfes, White, Carlyle, Finn, Roberts, and Driscoll

     WHEREAS, The South Kitsap High School Marching Band from Port Orchard, Washington was selected to represent the State of Washington in the 121st Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California on January 1, 2010; and
     WHEREAS, Under the direction of Mr. Gary Grams, the South Kitsap High School Marching Band was selected to attend on the basis of superior performance ratings and recommendations from state and local music educators; and
     WHEREAS, A successful marching band requires a great deal of dedication, practice, and self-discipline; and
     WHEREAS, The life-long lessons that these students have learned while perfecting their skills will continue to benefit them later in life as they confront the challenges of college and a career; and
     WHEREAS, It is appropriate to set aside time to recognize the talent and dedication of each member of this marching band, who have earned a reputation for excellence and whose performances bring great credit to themselves, their families, their school, their community, and their state;
     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives commend and celebrate this accomplishment of the South Kitsap High School Marching Band; and
     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to South Kitsap High School, the South Kitsap High School Marching Band, and entered into the record as an example of extracurricular excellence in our schools.

I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of
Resolution 4664 adopted by the House of Representatives
January 28, 2010

Barbara Baker, Chief Clerk