SENATE RESOLUTION 10
(By Senators Boley and Azinger)
[Introduced February 9, 2017]
Congratulating the St. Mary’s High School football team for winning the 2016 Class A state football championship.
Whereas, St. Mary’s high school has a proud 104-year history on the grid iron; and
Whereas, The 2016 St. Mary’s football team had a dominant year on the field, finishing with a perfect 14-0 record and in route to making history by winning the school’s first ever football state championship; and
Whereas, The St. Mary’s football team roster consists of players: Aaron Pinkerton, Jacob Hoyt, William Steele, Eric Illar, Sam Kincaid, Elijah Eades, Will Billeter, Zac Long, Joey Sanchez, Hunter White, Dalton Houser, Ian Kelley, Matt Eichorn, Jaiden Smith, Creston Snodgrass, Alex McCartney, Derick Smith, Ryan Miller, Clayton Studer, Georg Krogh, Braden Barnhart, Dylan Gray, Austin Ebert, Dylan Templeton, Tucker Dalrymple, Elijah Hearn, Devin Boley, Jacob Northrop, Jonathan Davis, Isaac Snodgrass, Brett Mitchell, Antone Herring, Jeremy Smith, Zac Neiswanger, Jacob Farris, Austin Phillips, Richard Dornon and Corbin Bussey; and
Whereas, The St. Mary’s football team is led by head coach Jodi Mote and assistant coaches Bill Auxier, Bill Dalrymple, Bill Hanlin, Chris Metz, Jay Powell and J. D. Smith; and
Whereas, The St. Mary’s football team is supported by student manager Owen Dornon, trainer Garry Clark, Superintendent Mike Wells, Principal Jeff Sole, Assistant Principal Shelley Taylor, physician Dr. Heather Straight and the entire community and surrounding areas of St. Mary’s; and
Whereas, The 2016 St. Mary’s football team will go down in state history as one of the best teams ever assembled in the state of West Virginia; and
Whereas, The St. Mary’s football team is a shining example to all West Virginians of what can be accomplished with dedication, commitment and teamwork; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Senate hereby congratulates the St. Mary’s High School football team for winning the 2016 Class A state football championship; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to St. Mary’s High School.