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File #: 16-2683    Version: 1 Name: HONORING WHITNEY M. YOUNG HIGH SCHOOL LADY DOLPHINS 2016 VARSITY CITY CHAMPIONS AND 4TH PLACE RUNNER- UPS FOR STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
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 WHITNEY M. YOUNG HIGH SCHOOL LADY DOLPHINS 2016 VARSITY CITY CHAMPIONS AND 4TH PLACE RUNNER- UPS FOR STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WHEREAS, members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners are proud to recognize excellence in high school sports; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners recognizes the importance of team sports in developing the qualities of respect, collaboration, hard work and dedication in young adults; and WHEREAS, the Whitney M. Young Dolphins began the season playing in San Juan Puerto Rico where they went 3-0; and WHEREAS, on February 7, 2016 2016 the girls varsity team of Whitney M. Young High School, won their 8th consecutive city championship defeating Morgan Park High School 69-50 in the Public League title game at the University of Chicago's Ratner Center; and WHEREAS, The Dolphins regular season of 22-5 have captured eighth consecutive city titles and 11 of the last 12 under coach Corry Irvin; and WHEREAS, ...
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 WHITNEY M. YOUNG HIGH SCHOOL LADY DOLPHINS 2016 VARSITY CITY CHAMPIONS AND 4TH PLACE RUNNER- UPS FOR STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

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

WHEREAS, the Cook County Board of Commissioners recognizes the importance of team sports in developing the qualities of respect, collaboration, hard work and dedication in young adults; and

WHEREAS, the Whitney M. Young Dolphins began the season playing in San Juan Puerto Rico where they went 3-0; and

WHEREAS, on February 7, 2016 2016 the girls varsity team of Whitney M. Young High School, won their 8th consecutive city championship defeating Morgan Park High School 69-50 in the Public League title game at the University of Chicago's Ratner Center; and

WHEREAS, The Dolphins regular season of 22-5 have captured eighth consecutive city titles and 11 of the last 12 under coach Corry Irvin; and

WHEREAS, Coach Irvin shares the victory with Assistant Coach, Daryl Cater, Hank Hicks; Sophomore Coach Valerie Spann, Freshman Coach Gary Lewis and Principal Dr. Joyce Kenner; and

WHEREAS, The Whitney Young Dolphins were led this year by their Seniors: Kiara Lewis (Committed to The Ohio State University (Basketball Scholarship), Isabelle Spingola- Committed to Marquette University (Basketball Scholarship), and Jala Wilson (undecided); and

WHEREAS, Kiara Lewis averaged 25.5 points per game, scored over 30 points eight times this season which included a season high of 47 points in a win against Marshall High School during the City semifinals match. In addition Kiara Lewis was named Illinois Gatorade player of the Year, 1st team All State, Jordan Brand All American, and 2nd Team All USA Today All American; and

WHEREAS, Isabelle Spingola, was named to the all-conference team; and

WHEREAS, the Lady Dolphins went on to compete in the regionals, sectionals, and supersectionals...

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