SJ118: Commending the Lion Pride Run.


SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 118
Commending the Lion Pride Run.

 

Agreed to by the Senate, February 20, 2020
Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 24, 2020

 

WHEREAS, the Lion Pride Run has raised nearly $60,000 to support scholarships and program funding for Louisa County Public Schools students in four years; and

WHEREAS, the Lion Pride Run was created by Katharine Fletcher, an English teacher at Louisa County High School, which has coordinated the event since 2016; and

WHEREAS, through the Lion Pride Run, Katharine Fletcher has demonstrated Louisa County Public Schools’ “Non-Negotiables” of support, high expectations, accountability, consistency, positivity, and grit; and

WHEREAS, the success of the Lion Pride Run has allowed the Lion Pride Scholarship Committee to award 22 scholarships for students who have shown perseverance and achieved great success despite facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles; and

WHEREAS, the Lion Pride Run also provides funding for the Lion’s Roar student newspaper and Louisa County High School Leadership program, which gives students the opportunity to practice large-scale project management, event coordination, marketing, and fundraising; and

WHEREAS, the Lion Pride Run is made possible thanks to the unwavering support of teachers, staff, and administrators from all six schools in Louisa County Public Schools, as well as the district’s nearly 5,000 students, their families, and community partners; and

WHEREAS, the passion and hard work of the “TeamLCPS” community have inspired people throughout the Commonwealth and garnered national and international recognition for the Lion Pride Run; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate, the House of Delegates concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the Lion Pride Run for its years of success raising money for scholarships and other programs for students; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Louisa County High School as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for the Lion Pride Run’s achievements in support of young people.

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 118

Offered February 12, 2020
Commending the Lion Pride Run.
Patron-- Peake

WHEREAS, the Lion Pride Run has raised nearly $60,000 to support scholarships and program funding for Louisa County Public Schools students in four years; and

WHEREAS, the Lion Pride Run was created by Katharine Fletcher, an English teacher at Louisa County High School, which has coordinated the event since 2016; and

WHEREAS, through the Lion Pride Run, Katharine Fletcher has demonstrated Louisa County Public Schools’ “Non-Negotiables” of support, high expectations, accountability, consistency, positivity, and grit; and

WHEREAS, the success of the Lion Pride Run has allowed the Lion Pride Scholarship Committee to award 22 scholarships for students who have shown perseverance and achieved great success despite facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles; and

WHEREAS, the Lion Pride Run also provides funding for the Lion’s Roar student newspaper and Louisa County High School Leadership program, which gives students the opportunity to practice large-scale project management, event coordination, marketing, and fundraising; and

WHEREAS, the Lion Pride Run is made possible thanks to the unwavering support of teachers, staff, and administrators from all six schools in Louisa County Public Schools, as well as the district’s nearly 5,000 students, their families, and community partners; and

WHEREAS, the passion and hard work of the “TeamLCPS” community have inspired people throughout the Commonwealth and garnered national and international recognition for the Lion Pride Run; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate, the House of Delegates concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the Lion Pride Run for its years of success raising money for scholarships and other programs for students; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Louisa County High School as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for the Lion Pride Run’s achievements in support of young people.