129th General Assembly
Regular Session
2011-2012
S. R. No. 250


Senator Coley 



A RESOLUTION
Honoring the Miami University synchronized skating team on winning the 2012 U.S. National championship.

       WHEREAS,  The members of the Senate of the 129th General Assembly of Ohio are pleased to commend the Miami University synchronized skating team on winning first place at the 2012 U.S. National Championship; and

       WHEREAS,  Each member of the Miami University synchronized skating team is an excellent athlete, and Coach Carla DeGirolamo has demonstrated remarkable energy, enthusiasm, and dedication in guiding this squad to victory. For the eighth consecutive year, the team won the 2012 U.S. National Championship title, and they are certainly deserving of high praise for the unwavering commitment the skaters and their coach have displayed; and

       WHEREAS,  The members of the RedHawks have established themselves as a truly exceptional team, and they have emerged as winners both in and out of athletic competition. Carla DeGirolamo's skill as a coach is reflected in their outstanding success, and due largely to her tireless efforts, she has earned the respect and admiration of all who know her; and

       WHEREAS,  In an educational system that seeks to teach the future leaders of our state and nation the fundamentals of self-reliance and the rewards of individual and group effort, athletic competition has become a valuable educational tool. Through their participation in sports, the members of the Miami University synchronized skating team have learned lessons of discipline, perseverance, hard work, and good sportsmanship that will undoubtedly be of great benefit to them throughout their lives; therefore be it

       RESOLVED,  That we, the members of the Senate of the 129th General Assembly of Ohio, in adopting this Resolution, congratulate the Miami University synchronized skating team as the 2012 U.S. National Champion and applaud all those who contributed to the success of this fine squad; and be it further

       RESOLVED,  That the Clerk of the Senate transmit a duly authenticated copy of this Resolution to the Miami University synchronized skating team.

I, Vincent L. Keeran, hereby certify that the above is a true and correct copy of Senate Resolution No. 250, adopted by the Ohio Senate, May 8, 2012.
 
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Vincent L. Keeran
Clerk of the Senate
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Senator Tom Niehaus
President of the Senate
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Senator William P. Coley
Senatorial District No. 4