HR267: Commending Becky Morrison.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 267
Commending Becky Morrison.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 18, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Becky Morrison, a passionate Advanced Placement United States history teacher at Poquoson High School, created the Poquoson Veterans Project to engage both students and area veterans; and

WHEREAS, Becky Morrison’s Poquoson Veterans Project is an interactive, out-of-the-box, living history unit on World War II, inspired by her time at the Friends of the National World War II Memorial teacher conference; for the project, students “adopt” a local veteran of World War II, the Korean War, or the Vietnam War, whom they interview on video and develop biographies from their stories; and

WHEREAS, in Becky Morrison’s Poquoson Veterans Project, students build lasting relationships with local veterans while learning about military service, geography, culture, and the role of the United States in various historical events; the project is in its second year and includes over 50 veterans; and

WHEREAS, with a bachelor’s degree in history from Hampton University and a master’s degree in history education from Regent University, Becky Morrison is currently in her 26th year of teaching; she has won the 2019 Teacher of the Year award from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3160, the Friends of the World War II Memorial Model Community Service Project Award, and multiple grants from the Poquoson Education Foundation; and

WHEREAS, work done by Becky Morrison’s students in the Poquoson Veterans Project will be archived for others to access and learn from at the Friends of the National World War II Memorial, as well as at the Poquoson Museum; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Becky Morrison, a passionate Advanced Placement United States history teacher at Poquoson High School, hereby be commended for creating the Poquoson Veterans Project to engage both students and area veterans; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Becky Morrison for her enterprising and engaging projects that utilize local resources and tell the stories of the residents of Poquoson.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 267

Offered February 11, 2019
Commending Becky Morrison.
Patron-- Helsel

WHEREAS, Becky Morrison, a passionate Advanced Placement United States history teacher at Poquoson High School, created the Poquoson Veterans Project to engage both students and area veterans; and

WHEREAS, Becky Morrison’s Poquoson Veterans Project is an interactive, out-of-the-box, living history unit on World War II, inspired by her time at the Friends of the National World War II Memorial teacher conference; for the project, students “adopt” a local veteran of World War II, the Korean War, or the Vietnam War, who they interview on video and develop biographies from their stories; and

WHEREAS, in Becky Morrison’s Poquoson Veterans Project, students build lasting relationships with local veterans while learning about military service, geography, culture, and the role of the United States in various historical events; the project is in its second year and includes over 50 veterans; and

WHEREAS, with a bachelor’s degree in history from Hampton University and a master’s degree in history education from Regent University, Becky Morrison is currently in her 26th year of teaching; she has won the 2019 Teacher of the Year award from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3160, the Friends of the World War II Memorial Model Community Service Project Award, and multiple grants from the Poquoson Education Foundation; and

WHEREAS, work done by Becky Morrison’s students in the Poquoson Veterans Project will be archived for others to access and learn from at the Friends of the National World War II Memorial, as well as at the Poquoson Museum; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Becky Morrison, a passionate Advanced Placement United States history teacher at Poquoson High School, hereby be commended for creating the Poquoson Veterans Project to engage both students and area veterans; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Becky Morrison for her enterprising and engaging projects that utilize local resources and tell the stories of the residents of Poquoson.