HR235: Commending the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 235
Commending the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 4, 2019

 

WHEREAS, the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team of Henrico County claimed a championship title in the Battle of the Brains competition on June 2, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Battle of the Brains is the longest running academic quiz bowl show in Central Virginia; as one of only 38 participants, the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team competed against some of the top schools in the Commonwealth to advance to the finals; and

WHEREAS, the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team defeated a talented group of opponents from St. Christopher’s School to win the championship, which featured three toss-up rounds and a category round; and

WHEREAS, coached by Matt Scott and Anne Harper Pittman, the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team took an early lead and were ahead by 100 points at the end of three rounds, then dominated the final round to win by a score of 460 - 220; and

WHEREAS, each member of the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team—Walker Barkstrom, William Chambers, Max Markel, Paul Sabharwal, and Nicholas Wright—contributed to the victorious season; and

WHEREAS, the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team succeeded with the support of friends, family, teachers, and the entire Freeman High School community; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team hereby be commended on winning the 2018 Battle of the Brains championship; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the team’s commitment to academic excellence and congratulations on their victory.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 235

Offered January 29, 2019
Commending the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team.
Patron-- Rodman

WHEREAS, the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team of Henrico County claimed a championship title in the Battle of the Brains competition on June 2, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Battle of the Brains is the longest running academic quiz bowl show in Central Virginia; as one of only 38 participants, the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team competed against some of the top schools in the Commonwealth to advance to the finals; and

WHEREAS, the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team defeated a talented group of opponents from St. Christopher’s School to win the championship, which featured three toss-up rounds and a category round; and

WHEREAS, coached by Matt Scott and Anne Harper Pittman, the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team took an early lead and were ahead by 100 points at the end of three rounds, then dominated the final round to win by a score of 460 - 220; and

WHEREAS, each member of the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team—Walker Barkstrom, William Chambers, Max Markel, Paul Sabharwal, and Nicholas Wright—contributed to the victorious season; and

WHEREAS, the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team succeeded with the support of friends, family, teachers, and the entire Freeman High School community; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team hereby be commended on winning the 2018 Battle of the Brains championship; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the team’s commitment to academic excellence and congratulations on their victory.