Current Status Bill Number:
4746Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980304Primary Sponsor: BauerAll Sponsors: Bauer and QuinnDrafted Document Number: bbm\9725jm.98Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19980304Subject: Ashley Karen Kerr, Resolutions
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19980304 Received from Senate Senate 19980304 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence House 19980304 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
CONGRATULATING ASHLEY KAREN KERR, FOURTH GRADE STUDENT AT HARBISON WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN IRMO, ON HER INTERNATIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND SUCCESS IN KARATE.
Whereas, Ashley Karen Kerr is an outstanding student-athlete; she is a fourth-grader at Harbison West Elementary School in Irmo, where she is on the Principal's Honor Roll; she has been the South Carolina martial arts champion of the 6-10 year old age group since she was four years old; she has won numerous martial arts titles and has represented the Palmetto State in both national and international competition; and
Whereas, in 1997 during the period she reigned as South Carolina Blackbelt Karate Champion, Ashley won the following titles while representing her State: South Eastern Blackbelt AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) Karate Champion, National AAU Blackbelt Karate Champion, and AAU Junior Olympics Blackbelt Karate Champion; for these accomplishments, she was selected to be a member of the AAU All-America Team; and
Whereas, in February, 1998, as United States Champion representing both South Carolina and the USA, Ashley achieved her greatest victories to date: while competing in the World Karate Organization's "World Junior Budo Cup Competition at Walt Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex, she won gold medals in all three events of competition; this accomplishment brought distinction to the United States in international competition as a force to be reckoned with both now and for years to come; Ashley established herself as the number one girls blackbelt in the world and made the United States Team the team to beat in the future; and
Whereas, Ashley Kerr is a remarkable young lady and a credit to her State and nation; she has made all South Carolinians and indeed, all Americans tremendously proud of her accomplishments; she is a superb role model, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to accord her this special recognition. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, congratulates Ashley Karen Kerr, fourth grade student at Harbison West Elementary School in Irmo, on her international accomplishments and success in karate.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Miss Kerr.