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File #: 16-2682    Version: 1 Name: HONORING CURIE METROPOLITAN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 4/12/2016 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 4/13/2016 Final action: 4/13/2016
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING CURIE METROPOLITAN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM 2016 STATE CHAMPIONS WHEREAS, on March 19, 2016 the boys basketball team of Marie Curie Metropolitan High School, won their first state 4A Basketball Championship in Curie history defeating Benet High School 66-59 in the final of the IHSA 4-Boys Basketball Championship game in Peoria, IL; and WHEREAS, following the likes great Chicago High School Champions of recent years like Simeon with Jabari Parker and Whitney Young with Jahilil Okafor and Stevenson H.S. led by Jalen Brunson with two of three in Professional Basketball today. The Currie "Condors" was led by the team more so than one single player; and WHEREAS, members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners are proud to recognize excellence in high school sports, academics and team sacrifices; and WHEREAS, Curie Condors regular season record was 28-5 and during their post season they went 7-0; WHEREAS, this championship was the f...
Sponsors: ROBERT STEELE, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), LUIS ARROYO JR, RICHARD R. BOYKIN, JERRY BUTLER, JOHN P. DALEY, JOHN A. FRITCHEY, BRIDGET GAINER, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, GREGG GOSLIN, STANLEY MOORE, SEAN M. MORRISON, JOAN PATRICIA MURPHY, TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING CURIE METROPOLITAN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM 2016 STATE CHAMPIONS


WHEREAS, on March 19, 2016 the boys basketball team of Marie Curie Metropolitan High School, won their first state 4A Basketball Championship in Curie history defeating Benet High School 66-59 in the final of the IHSA 4-Boys Basketball Championship game in Peoria, IL; and

WHEREAS, following the likes great Chicago High School Champions of recent years like Simeon with Jabari Parker and Whitney Young with Jahilil Okafor and Stevenson H.S. led by Jalen Brunson with two of three in Professional Basketball today. The Currie "Condors" was led by the team more so than one single player; and

WHEREAS, members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners are proud to recognize excellence in high school sports, academics and team sacrifices; and

WHEREAS, Curie Condors regular season record was 28-5 and during their post season they went 7-0;

WHEREAS, this championship was the first for Coach Michael Oliver who also is an alumni of Curie High School and their basketball program was and is elated to bring the State Championship to the Southwest Side of Chicago; and

WHEREAS, Coach Oliver shares the victory with Assistant Coaches, Mohammed Farraji, Jerry Oliver, Mekiel Posey, Darryl Rice, Larry Wallace and Alethic Director Patrick Cox and Principal Allison Tingwall; and

WHEREAS, The Curie Condors were led this year by their Senior's: Capitan Devin Gage (DePaul University), Theo Owen (Undecided) and Kalon Grover (Undecided) along with several Juniors and Sophomores returning and

WHEREAS, Teammates, Devin Gage, Demarco Graham, Kalon Grover, Dennis Handy, Travon Hamilton, Darius Johnson, Elijah Joiner, Traevon Martin, Tyree Martin Theo Owens, Allante Pickens, Terry Smith Jr., as well as managers, Darrian Toney, Tony Wang, and Henry Zhong are to be congratulated on leading Marie Curie Metropolitan High School Boys Basketball team to a great season...

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