HJ1102: Commending Tony Bentley.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 1102
Commending Tony Bentley.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 20, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 23, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Tony Bentley, coach of the Wakefield High School varsity boys’ basketball team, reached his 300th career victory on December 7, 2018; and

WHEREAS, the victory was another milestone in an exceptional 27-year career; in his 17 years with the Wakefield High School program, Coach Bentley has won seven district championships and three regional championships; his team has made seven state tournament appearances and was state finalist in 2018; and

WHEREAS, for his tremendous efforts leading the Wakefield High School varsity boys’ basketball team, Coach Bentley has been recognized as District Coach of the Year eight times and Regional Coach of the Year three times; and

WHEREAS, Coach Bentley’s defense first style has made the Wakefield High School varsity boys’ basketball team a dominant force among Arlington County and Washington, D.C., metropolitan area schools; and

WHEREAS, Coach Bentley has always placed mentorship of his young student-athletes above wins and personal achievement, serving as an excellent role model for the community; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Tony Bentley, coach of the Wakefield High School varsity boys’ basketball team, on the occasion of his 300th career victory; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Tony Bentley as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for his impressive achievements and contributions to the Commonwealth.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 1102

Offered February 18, 2019
Commending Tony Bentley.
Patron-- Lopez

WHEREAS, Tony Bentley, coach of the Wakefield High School varsity boys’ basketball team, reached his 300th career victory on December 7, 2018; and

WHEREAS, the victory was another milestone in an exceptional 27-year career; in his 17 years with the Wakefield High School program, Coach Bentley has won seven district championships and three regional championships; his team has made seven state tournament appearances and was state finalist in 2018; and

WHEREAS, for his tremendous efforts leading the Wakefield High School varsity boys’ basketball team, Coach Bentley has been recognized as District Coach of the Year eight times and Regional Coach of the Year three times; and

WHEREAS, Coach Bentley’s defense first style has made the Wakefield High School varsity boys’ basketball team a dominant force among Arlington County and Washington, D.C., metropolitan area schools; and

WHEREAS, Coach Bentley has always placed mentorship of his young student-athletes above wins and personal achievement, serving as an excellent role model for the community; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Tony Bentley, coach of the Wakefield High School varsity boys’ basketball team, on the occasion of his 300th career victory; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Tony Bentley as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for his impressive achievements and contributions to the Commonwealth.