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SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 22

(By Senators Palumbo, Foster, McCabe, Wells, Stollings and Oliverio)


Honoring Melquan Brown for his heroic actions and designating him as a Distinguished West Virginian.

Whereas, Melquan Brown is a 15-year-old student at Capitol High School in Charleston, West Virginia; and
Whereas, On the night of January 16, 2010, Melquan Brown was in Cottageville, Jackson County, West Virginia, when he noticed that 13-year-old Bridget Camp had fallen through the ice of a frozen creek and was submerged in the frigid water; and
Whereas, Without hesitation or regard for his own life, Melquan Brown dove into the frigid water and pulled Bridget Camp to safety; and
Whereas, Melquan Brown's selfless and courageous actions saved the life of Bridget Camp; and
Whereas, Melquan Brown embodies the traits of a true West Virginian and his heroic deed will not be forgotten; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Senate hereby honors Melquan Brown for his heroic actions and designates him as a Distinguished West Virginian; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Senate hereby expresses its appreciation to Melquan Brown for his courageous act of saving the life of a fellow West Virginian; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to Melquan Brown.
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