HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 2015-4610, by Representative Vick
WHEREAS, It is the policy of the Washington State House of Representatives to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of high school students and athletes; and
WHEREAS, Union High School senior, academic award winner, and football quarterback Nolan Henry was awarded the 2014 National High School Heisman award; and
WHEREAS, Nolan was one of 12 finalists for the award from a pool of 30,000 applicants nationwide, and one of two national winners; and
WHEREAS, Nolan has maintained a 4.0 grade point average and is ranked the number three quarterback in Washington state for the class of 2015; and
WHEREAS, Nolan is a member of the National Honor Society; and
WHEREAS, Nolan is an AP Scholar with Distinction award winner; and
WHEREAS, He was the Washington Interscholastic Association Scholar Athlete Award Winner for 2011, 2012, and 2013; and
WHEREAS, Nolan was declared to be the National Honor Society's Mr. Union 2014; and
WHEREAS, He was awarded the Nordstrom's Community Service award; and
WHEREAS, He was the winner of the Peacehealth Southwest Medical Center Foundation Cascade award; and
WHEREAS, Nolan was awarded both the KGW/Wells Fargo Community Service award and the Eristand Character County Community Service award; and
WHEREAS, Nolan serves as a mentor to young athletes and has founded the Union Scholar Athlete Club, which promotes academic achievement, mentorship, and school spirit; and
WHEREAS, He is the president of the Clark County Titan's Youth Foundation and the director of the Union High School football team's Titan's Youth Foundation Food Drive; and
WHEREAS, Nolan also serves as the president of a school group which provides aid to widows and orphans in Liberia and, in 2013, led a group of students to Liberia to help build community developments; and
WHEREAS, Nolan helped raise more than $25,000 for a local medical center's intensive care unit; and
WHEREAS, He serves as a counselor and mentor for the Clark County Youth Football Camp; and
WHEREAS, Nolan was a Union High School Scholar Athlete Leadership Conference Delegate for 2013 and 2014; and
WHEREAS, Nolan was selected three times as an All-Conference and All-District football player; and
WHEREAS, He was a two time winner of the Titan Attitude Award representing the team's highest individual honor; and
WHEREAS, Nolan currently holds 11 team football records for game, season, and career accomplishments; and
WHEREAS, His dedication has highlighted his great leadership skills, commitment to serving our community, and determination to achieve academic excellence; and
WHEREAS, This body recognizes the scholastic and athletic achievements of all of Washington's students;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State House of Representatives honor Nolan Henry, whose devotion to community service, exceptional work ethic, and academic achievements make him an admirable recipient of the 2014 National High School Heisman award; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives immediately transmit copies of this resolution to Nolan Henry.
I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of
Resolution 4610 adopted by the House of Representatives
February 10, 2015
Barbara Baker, Chief Clerk