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Introduced Version Senate Resolution 54 History

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SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 54

(By Senators Nohe, Boley, K. Facemyer, Sypolt, Snyder, Kessler (Acting President), Fanning, Wills, Miller, Beach, Foster, Jenkins, Wells, Prezioso, Browning, Hall, Chafin, Yost, Klempa, Palumbo, D. Facemire, Unger, McCabe, Laird, Helmick, Edgell, Green, Williams, Tucker, Barnes, Minard, Plymale and Stollings)

 

Urging the United States Navy to continue the Parkersburg High School NJROTC Program.

    Whereas, The Parkersburg High School NJROTC Program was founded in 1986, and has been instrumental in obtaining more than $2,000,000.00 in scholarships and military academy appointments; and

    Whereas, During the past five years, the Parkersburg High School NJROTC Program has averaged between 500 and 600 hours of community service per year, assisting a variety charitable organizations; and

    Whereas, During the past five years, the Parkersburg High School NJROTC Program has averaged 1,150 hours of school support including Gate Guard and stadium clean up after football games, Awards Night traffic control, 9-11 Ceremonies traffic control and escort duty, as well as providing a singer for the national anthem at sporting events; and

    Whereas, The Parkersburg High School NJROTC Program supports the community by providing color guards, passing of the flag ceremonies and participation in parades; and

    Whereas, West Virginia is one of the leading states in the nation for recruitment for all military services, especially the Navy; and

    Whereas, The Parkersburg High School NJROTC Program has a valued and proud history that has provided their community and this nation with positive leadership in all walks of life; and

    Whereas, Closing the Parkersburg High School NJROTC Program would be devastating to the leadership development program for our cadets and detrimental to the education and advancement of our youth; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Senate:

    That the Senate hereby urges the United States Navy to continue the Parkersburg High School NJROTC Program; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Senate recognizes the importance of the Parkersburg High School NJROTC Program and extends its full support in helping it continue its service to the community, state and country; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Parkersburg High School NJROTC and Ray Mabus, Secretary of the United States Navy.

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