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Introduced Version Senate Concurrent Resolution 1 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 1

(By Senators Chafin, Beach, Klempa and Stollings)

 

 

 

Requesting the Division of Highways to name bridge number 30-3/5-3.01, in Mingo County, the “Brittany Nicole Dentro Memorial Bridge”.

    Whereas, Brittany Nicole Dentro was born at Williamson Memorial Hospital in 1991, the daughter of Tony and Ginger Dentro; and

    Whereas, Brittany Nicole Dentro lived in Lenore, West Virginia, where she attended Lenore from Kindergarten through the eighth grade and played softball, basketball and was a cheerleader; and

    Whereas, Brittany Nicole Dentro attended Logan High School, where she participated in many activities, including coaching the Tug Valley Midget League cheerleading team; and

    Whereas, Brittany Nicole Dentro loved spending time with her sisters, Alisha and Heather; and

    Whereas, Brittany Nicole Dentro was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes at the age of eight; and

    Whereas, Brittany Nicole Dentro attended a diabetes camp in Wheeling and Charleston, West Virginia, Camp Kno-Koma, where she eventually became a counselor to help others with other young children diagnosed with diabetes; and

    Whereas, Brittany Nicole Dentro enjoyed helping her grandfather operate his convenience store and helping her grandmother with patients in the ICU at Williamson Memorial Hospital; and

    Whereas, Brittany Nicole Dentro would have graduated from Logan High School in May 2009, and was planning to attend Marshall University, where she was accepted in the nursing program and planned on becoming a registered nurse; and

    Whereas, Sadly, Brittany Nicole Dentro passed on April 20, 2009, bringing to an end a young, precious life that was filled with compassion and love for others and unlimited potential; and

    Whereas, Brittany Nicole Dentro left behind a host of family and friends all of whom will miss her dearly; and

    Whereas, It is fitting, to name this bridge as a memorial to the life of Brittany Nicole Dentro; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways to name bridge number 30-3/5-3.01, in Mingo County, the “Brittany Nicole Dentro Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the “Brittany Nicole Dentro Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and the family of Brittany Nicole Dentro.

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