SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 62
(By Senators Jenkins, D. Hall, Williams, Kessler (Mr. President), Unger, Stollings and Wells)
Congratulating the Cabell Midland Marching Knights for winning the inaugural West Virginia State Band Invitational.
Whereas, Music is an integral component of our heritage, helping people to communicate across national, cultural and social barriers, as well as uniting performers and audiences in a meaningful, shared experience; and
Whereas, The members of the Cabell Midland Marching Knights have imparted the richness and beauty of music to citizens throughout the area, and they have set an example worthy of emulation; and
Whereas, The Cabell Midland Marching Knights have worked diligently to share the beauty of music to its audiences, and its efforts have been truly inspirational; and
Whereas, As a cohesive group of dedicated and motivated individuals, the members of the Cabell Midland Marching Knights have earned a level of respect and recognition of which they can be proud; and
Whereas, The Cabell Midland Marching Knights have also been named Grand Champion of the Tri-State Band Festival during the 2012 and 2013 contests; and
Whereas, Under the astute leadership of their director, Timothy James, these musicians have brought joy to the many people who have had the opportunity to witness their performances; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Senate hereby congratulates the Cabell Midland Marching Knights for winning the inaugural West Virginia State Band Invitational; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Senate applauds the extraordinary talents of band director Timothy James and the young men and women of the Cabell Midland Marching Knights; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward
a copy of this resolution to the Cabell Midland Marching Knights.