HR52: Commending Andrew Brown.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 52
Commending Andrew Brown.

 

Agreed to by the House, February 9, 2018

 

WHEREAS, Andrew Brown was named the 2013 - 2014 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year during his senior year at Oscar F. Smith High School in Chesapeake; and

WHEREAS, the Gatorade National Football Player of the Year award is presented each year to honor the achievements of exemplary student-athletes both on and off the field; Andrew Brown was selected out of more than one million candidates nationwide; and

WHEREAS, a six-foot, four-inch, 290-pound defensive tackle, Andrew Brown was a commanding presence on the gridiron during his career with the Oscar F. Smith High School football team and was twice honored as a High School All-American; and

WHEREAS, during his senior year, Andrew Brown led the Oscar F. Smith High School Tigers to a 14 - 1 record and a runner-up finish in the Virginia High School League Division 6A state championship game; heading into the title game, Brown had 93 tackles, 18 sacks, and eight forced fumbles on the season; and

WHEREAS, Andrew Brown’s Gatorade National Football Player of the Year award not only honored his exploits on the field but also his off-field accomplishments, which include earning a 3.64 grade point average and volunteering at youth football camps; and

WHEREAS, Andrew Brown went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Virginia, where he played as a defensive tackle and defensive end on the Cavaliers football team; he recorded 90 tackles and 10 sacks for the team; and

WHEREAS, the son of Andrew Brown and Sonia Carter, Andrew Brown is an extraordinary athlete whose hard work and accomplishments stand as a shining example to student-athletes across the Commonwealth; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Andrew Brown hereby be commended for being named the 2013 - 2014 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Andrew Brown as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for his stellar achievements.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 52

Offered February 2, 2018
Commending Andrew Brown.
Patron-- Hayes

WHEREAS, Andrew Brown was named the 2013 - 2014 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year during his senior year at Oscar F. Smith High School in Chesapeake; and

WHEREAS, the Gatorade National Football Player of the Year award is presented each year to honor the achievements of exemplary student-athletes both on and off the field; Andrew Brown was selected out of more than one million candidates nationwide; and

WHEREAS, a six-foot, four-inch, 290-pound defensive tackle, Andrew Brown was a commanding presence on the gridiron during his career with the Oscar F. Smith High School football team and was twice honored as a High School All-American; and

WHEREAS, during his senior year, Andrew Brown led the Oscar F. Smith High School Tigers to a 14 - 1 record and a runner-up finish in the Virginia High School League Division 6A state championship game; heading into the title game, Brown had 93 tackles, 18 sacks, and eight forced fumbles on the season; and

WHEREAS, Andrew Brown’s Gatorade National Football Player of the Year award not only honored his exploits on the field but also his off-field accomplishments, which include earning a 3.64 grade point average and volunteering at youth football camps; and

WHEREAS, Andrew Brown went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Virginia, where he played as a defensive tackle and defensive end on the Cavaliers football team; he recorded 90 tackles and 10 sacks for the team; and

WHEREAS, the son of Andrew Brown and Sonia Carter, Andrew Brown is an extraordinary athlete whose hard work and accomplishments stand as a shining example to student-athletes across the Commonwealth; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Andrew Brown hereby be commended for being named the 2013 - 2014 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Andrew Brown as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for his stellar achievements.