HR 441

Regular Session 2018
Russell, Mark, commended
Resolutions, Congratulatory
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HR441 193519-1 By Representatives Sanderford, McCutcheon, Whorton (R), Ball, Williams (P) and Hall RFD: First Read: 20-MAR-18 193519-1:n:03/19/2018:AR/ar LSA2018-1387 COMMENDING MARK RUSSELL ON HIS SELECTION AS THE 2018 SECTION 3 RECIPIENT OF THE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL SPIRIT OF SPORTS AWARD. WHEREAS, it is with immense pleasure that we commend Mark Russell on his selection as 2018 Section 3 recipient of the National High School Spirit of Sports Award by the National Federation of State High School Associations; and WHEREAS, Mr. Russell, Huntsville City Council president and high school football referee, will be recognized on July 20, 2018, at the AHSAA Summer Conference Championship Coaches awards banquet in Montgomery, Alabama; and WHEREAS, as AHSAA and youth league football official for more than 30 years, Mr. Russell has been a member of the Northeast Football Officials Association; he has served as head if its nominating committee, as the leader of the local football association's Fellowship of Christian Athletes group and as chair of the NEFBOA's benevolent committee projects; and he has officiated several AHSAA championship football games, most recently as a linesman at the 2017 Class 7A title game; and WHEREAS, the National High School Spirit of Sport Award was created by the NFHS to recognize those individuals who exemplify the ideals of the spirit of sport that represent the core mission of education-based athletics; and WHEREAS, the NFHS divides the nation into eight geographical sections; the states in Section 3 are Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee; nominations for this award were generated through NFHS member state associations and reviewed by the NFHS Spirit of Sport Award Selection Committee composed of state association staff members; and WHEREAS, through the years, Mark Russell has earned widespread admiration and respect for his tireless dedication and exceptional abilities, and he is truly deserving of special commendation and praise; now therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA, That in recognition and gratitude for outstanding contributions to athletics, and upon receipt of the 2018 Section 3 National High School Spirit of Sport Award, we hereby most highly honor Mr. Mark Russell to whom a copy of this resolution shall be provided with tribute and esteem.

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 20, 2018HJoint Rule 11