HJ409: Commending Ben Youngstone.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 409
Commending Ben Youngstone.

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Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 10, 2010
Agreed to by the Senate, March 12, 2010

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WHEREAS, Ben Youngstone, an outstanding eighth-grader at Binford Middle School, won the 2010 Richmond Public Schools Spelling Bee; and

WHEREAS, the Richmond Public Schools Spelling Bee was held February 17 at Mary Munford Elementary School with 832 students competing for the title; and

WHEREAS, Ben Youngstone remained calm and composed during the competition and was one of 31 students who advanced to the final rounds of competition; and

WHEREAS, before a crowd of family, friends, and fellow competitors, Ben Youngstone correctly spelled the word ?eulogy? to win the Richmond Public Schools Spelling Bee; and

WHEREAS, a studious and well-rounded young man, Ben Youngstone takes the maximum number of ninth-grade-level courses offered at the sixth- through eighth-grade middle school, studies Chinese through the Virtual Virginia program, and participates in orchestra; and

WHEREAS, Ben Youngstone will proudly represent Richmond Public Schools at the Central Regional Spelling Bee at the Library of Virginia; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly commend Ben Youngstone as the 2010 Richmond Public Schools Spelling Bee champion; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Ben Youngstone as an expression of the General Assembly?s congratulations and best wishes in his future endeavors.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 409
Offered March 4, 2010
Commending Ben Youngstone.
Patrons-- Carr and McQuinn

WHEREAS, Ben Youngstone, an outstanding eighth-grader at Binford Middle School, won the 2010 Richmond Public Schools Spelling Bee; and

WHEREAS, the Richmond Public Schools Spelling Bee was held February 17 at Mary Munford Elementary School with 832 students competing for the title; and

WHEREAS, Ben Youngstone remained calm and composed during the competition and was one of 31 students who advanced to the final rounds of competition; and

WHEREAS, before a crowd of family, friends, and fellow competitors, Ben Youngstone correctly spelled the word ?eulogy? to win the Richmond Public Schools Spelling Bee; and

WHEREAS, a studious and well-rounded young man, Ben Youngstone takes the maximum number of ninth-grade-level courses offered at the sixth- through eighth-grade middle school, studies Chinese through the Virtual Virginia program, and participates in orchestra; and

WHEREAS, Ben Youngstone will proudly represent Richmond Public Schools at the Central Regional Spelling Bee at the Library of Virginia; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly commend Ben Youngstone as the 2010 Richmond Public Schools Spelling Bee champion; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Ben Youngstone as an expression of the General Assembly?s congratulations and best wishes in his future endeavors.