Current Status Bill Number:
4236Type of Legislation: House Resolution HRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950523Primary Sponsor: McElveenAll Sponsors: McElveenDrafted Document Number: pt\2041dw.95Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19950523Subject: Sumter High School Boys Track Team
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TO CONGRATULATE THE SUMTER HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' TRACK TEAM UPON WINNING THE 1995 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO ALLOW THE TEAM AND ITS COACHES THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 1995, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER.
Whereas, the members of the House of Representatives are delighted to learn the Sumter High School Boys' Track Team recently won the 1995 Class AAAA State Championship; and
Whereas, for the second time in three years the Gamecocks have captured the Class AAAA State Championship; and
Whereas, they also tied for third place in the 1994 State Championship and placed second in the 1995 Reebok/Taco Bell Southeast Regional Meet; and
Whereas, led by Head Coach Rutledge Dingle, Assistant Coach Steve Robinson (horizontal jumping), and Assistant Coach Karen Kirkpatrick (distance runners) are to be commended for their outstanding contributions; and
Whereas, during the eliminations for this year's state championship, the Sumter High School Track Team's diligent efforts throughout the season paid off by qualifying for every event, other than the 3200 meter run; and
Whereas, each member of the team contributed to its overwhelming success, and individuals who earned points at the State Meet deserve special mention: Eddie Neufville - 1st, 110 m hurdles (14.1) and 1st, 400 m hurdles (53.02-State Record); Garon Jackson - 1st, 1600 m (4:22) and 1st, 800 m (1:56.2); Kenny Franklin - 1st, Long Jump (23' 10"), 2nd, Triple Jump, and 2nd, 200 m; Corey Richardson - 1st, High Jump (6' 7"); Cleveland Pinckney - 2nd, Shot Put and 2nd, Discus; Mike Seth - 2nd, 100 m; Danny Dollar - 3rd, Pole Vault; Antrone Williams - 5th, Discus; Jay Howle - 5th, 800 m; Joe Silva - 5th, 400 m; and Melvin Savoy, Mike Seth, Isaac Van Buren, Glenn Young, David Hudson, and Eddie Neufville - 3rd, 4 x 100 Relay.
Whereas, Eddie Neufville's performance in the 400 meter hurdles is one to be remembered as he turned in the second fastest time in the United States this year; and
Whereas, Kenny Franklin's performance in the long jump earned him the fourth best jump in the United States this year; and
Whereas, the many honors received by the Gamecocks and their incredible success is the result of their hard work, dedication, and desire to win; and
Whereas, the Boys' Track Team, by capturing this State Championship, has brought honor and distinction not only to the students, faculty, and staff of Sumter High School, but also to Sumter County and the Palmetto State. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the House of Representatives, by this resolution, commend and congratulate the Sumter High School Boys' Track Team and its coaches on winning the 1995 Class AAAA State Championship.
Be it further resolved that the Sumter High School Boys' Track Team and its coaches be extended the privilege of the floor of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, May 24, 1995, at a time to be determined by the Speaker for the purpose of being recognized on winning the 1995 Class AAAA State Championship.
Be it further resolved that copies of this resolution be forwarded to Coach Rutledge Dingle and to Sumter High School Principal, Dr. Harold F. Starr, Jr.