Bill Text: GA HR808 | 2009-2010 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Milton High School Debate Team; commend

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Passed) 2009-03-26 - House Read and Adopted [HR808 Detail]

Download: Georgia-2009-HR808-Introduced.html
09 LC 21 0460
House Resolution 808
By: Representatives Martin of the 47th, Jones of the 46th, and Burkhalter of the 50th


Commending the Milton High School Debate Team for being named 2008 - 2009 GHSA AAAA/AAAAA State Debate Champions; and for other purposes.

WHEREAS, the Milton High School Debate Team has established and maintained a proud tradition of excellence in debate competition; and

WHEREAS, this titanic team has completed an ultrasuccessful season by capturing the 2008-2009 GHSA AAAA/AAAAA State Debate Championship; and

WHEREAS, the team placed third at the Wake Forest University Tournament, fifth at the Georgetown Day School Tournament, first at the Calhoun High School Debate Tournament, third at the Woodruff Debates at Westminister Schools, second at the University of Michigan Seniors Round Robin, third at the Carrollton High School Debate Tournament, and fifth at the Ohio Valley Invitational at the University of Kentucky; and

WHEREAS, the members of this multitalented team are required to spend a substantial amount of after-school hours in practice competition and are selected because of their superior academic standing and their ability to demonstrate their comprehension and mastery of numerous subjects under pressure; and

WHEREAS, under the expert and unwavering guidance of their coach, Jeremy Spiegel, team members Meredith McKay, Austin Layton, Ken Bailey, and Farzon Lofti have developed and refined the mental agility, verbal adroitness, and intellectual acumen that are necessary for continued excellence in academic competition; and

WHEREAS, it is abundantly fitting and proper that the outstanding record of scholarly achievement and peerless performance of the members of the team be recognized appropriately.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body commend the members of the Milton High School Debate Team for their outstanding pursuit and attainment of academic excellence and extend to them sincerest best wishes for continued success in the future.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit appropriate copies of this resolution to each member of the Milton High School Debate Team and Milton High School.