HJ829: Commending Jhermaine Richey.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 829
Commending Jhermaine Richey.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 11, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 14, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Jhermaine Richey received the 2018 Youth of the Year award from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia for his exceptional achievements in community service and leadership; and

WHEREAS, a native of Portsmouth, Jhermaine Richey joined a Boys & Girls Club at the age of 10 and earned a reputation as a reliable and active club member; he participated in numerous club activities, including a cross-country trip; and

WHEREAS, rising above negative influences, Jhermaine Richey has been a role model for his fellow young people through his work with the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Keystone teen community service group and Passport to Manhood male mentorship program; and

WHEREAS, Jhermaine Richey completed the Discipleship Evangelism 101 course at Mount Carmel Baptist Church and received a certificate of appreciation for his work on Keep Woodrow Wilson Beautiful Day 2016; and

WHEREAS, in addition to his community service, Jhermaine Richey is committed to high academic achievement; he is a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and is currently studying business at Old Dominion University, with plans to become an entrepreneur; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Jhermaine Richey on his selection as the 2018 Youth 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 Jhermaine Richey as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for his contributions to the Portsmouth community and best wishes for the future.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 829

Offered February 6, 2019
Commending Jhermaine Richey.
Patrons-- Heretick and Landes

WHEREAS, Jhermaine Richey received the 2018 Youth of the Year award from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia for his exceptional achievements in community service and leadership; and

WHEREAS, a native of Portsmouth, Jhermaine Richey joined a Boys & Girls Club at the age of 10 and earned a reputation as a reliable and active club member; he participated in numerous club activities, including a cross-country trip; and

WHEREAS, rising above negative influences, Jhermaine Richey has been a role model for his fellow young people through his work with the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Keystone teen community service group and Passport to Manhood male mentorship program; and

WHEREAS, Jhermaine Richey also completed the Discipleship Evangelism 101 course at Mount Carmel Baptist Church and received a certificate of appreciation for his work on Keep Woodrow Wilson Beautiful Day 2016; and

WHEREAS, in addition to his community service, Jhermaine Richey is committed to high academic achievement; he is a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and is currently studying business at Old Dominion University, with plans to become an entrepreneur; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Jhermaine Richey on his selection as the 2018 Youth of Year; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Jhermaine Richey as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for his contributions to the Portsmouth community and best wishes for the future.