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Sponsors: Reps. Felder, Long, Norman, Delleney, King, D.C. Moss, Pope and Simrill
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Introduced in the House on April 14, 2015
Adopted by the House on April 14, 2015
Summary: Fort Mill High School Academic Team
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Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/14/2015 House Introduced and adopted (House Journal-page 98)
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TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE FORT MILL HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC TEAM FOR CAPTURING THE 2015 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP OF ACADEMICS AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL SCHOLARS AND COACH.
Whereas, on Thursday, March 19, 2015, the Fort Mill High School academic team crowned a successful regular season and regional tournament by capturing the 2015 State Championship of Academics, defeating defending champion Wilson High 33-30 for the Division I crown; and
Whereas, sponsored by the Olde English Consortium and held at Winthrop University, the championship match was the finale to a three-month competitive season of quiz-bowl contests in which students answer questions from an array of academic subjects; and
Whereas, questions ranged from "convert the number of stars in the U.S. flag to a binary number" (answer: 110010) for high school students to "what brass instrument resembling a tuba is named for the American 'March King'?" (answer: Sousaphone) for middle schoolers; and
Whereas, Coach Stephen Lentz honed his scholars into an academic championship machine and saw the fruits of his labors as his team walked off with the top prize; and
Whereas, the House of Representatives takes great pleasure in recognizing the young scholars of Fort Mill High School on their fine accomplishment and expects to hear of continued great achievements in the years ahead. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, recognize and commend the Fort Mill High School academic team for capturing the 2015 State Championship of Academics and honor the team's exceptional scholars and coach.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Principal Dee Christopher and Coach Stephen Lentz of Fort Mill High School.
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