SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 42
(By Senators Boley, Stollings, Kessler (Mr. President), Unger, Williams, Miller, Plymale and Nohe)
Congratulating Maggie Drazba for her outstanding academic and athletic achievements.
Whereas, Maggie Drazba, a student at St. Mary’s High School, won the 2009 and 2011 Class A-AA Girls Cross Country Championship; and
Whereas, Maggie Drazba won the State Championship in the 800 and 1600 meters, helping lead St. Mary’s High School Girls Track team to the 2010 Class A Girls Team State Track and Field Championship, returning the following year and winning the State Championship at the 2011 Track and Field State Championships in the 800, 1600 and 3200 meters; and
Whereas, Maggie Drazba won the 2012 West Virginia Class A High School Girls Track and Field Championship in the 800 Meters, 1600 Meters, 3200 Meters and 3200 Meter Relay as well as the 2012 West Virginia Class A-AA High School Girls Cross Country Championship with an incredible time of 17:17; and
Whereas, Maggie Drazba set records in all of the events she won at the 2012 West Virginia High School Track and Field Championships; and
Whereas, Maggie Drazba was awarded the 2013 McCoy Award, which is given annually by the West Virginia Sport’s Writers Association to the state’s top male and female track athletes; and
Whereas, Maggie Drazba placed second in the USA Cross-Country Nationals Junior Womens 6k in February, 2012, in St. Louis, earning a berth onto the American squad for the North American, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) Cross Country Championship in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, being the only high school athlete on the U. S. Junior Squad and one of five women to represent the U. S., placing fourth; and
Whereas, Maggie Drazba was named the Gatorade West Virginia Girl’s Cross Country Runner of the Year for 2013. She also shows strong moral fiber for her advocacy with her work with her local church, school newspaper and Boys and Girls Club of America; and
Whereas, Maggie Drazba has shown exemplary academic work by maintaining a 4.05 GPA and an admission to the National Honor Society and West Virginia University; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Senate hereby congratulates Maggie Drazba for her outstanding academic and athletic achievements; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Senate wishes Maggie Drazba continued success as a student athlete at West Virginia University; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to Maggie Drazba and the principal of St. Mary’s High School.