RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-684
A resolution recognizing the 2016-2017 Maplewood High School “Panthers” Boys Basketball Team and their Class AA State Championship.
WHEREAS, the Maplewood High School boys basketball team completed a successful regular season of competition by posting an outstanding regular season record of 29 wins and 7 losses, and by capturing the Class AA State Championship on March 18, 2017; and
WHERAS, this marks the first state boys basketball title for a Nashville Metro Public School team since 1996; and
WHEREAS, the members of this remarkable team are (in alphabetical order): Jalen Alexander, Austin Anderson, Cockrill Anthony, Craig Blackshear, Justin Cross, Warren Fisher, Bobo Hodges, Deshawn Johnson, Hassan Littlepage, Josh Osborne, Marcus Rhodes, and Robert Wilcox III; and
WHEREAS, the team benefited from the leadership, hard work and guidance of Head Coach Tyron Wilson, who was recently named The Tennessean’s “Boys Basketball Coach of the Year”; and
WHEREAS, the dedication, determination, work ethic, and talent of this group of young men not only has made for a successful and memorable basketball season, but also points toward their success in future endeavors; and
WHEREAS, displaying great sportsmanship and outstanding character, the Maplewood High School “Panthers” conducted themselves in a manner appropriate to the integrity of their school and the city of Nashville; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council should recognize the 2016-2017 Maplewood High School “Panthers” Boys Basketball Team and offer its heartiest congratulations to the team, coaching staff, school administrators, and student body.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby goes on record as recognizing the Maplewood High School “Panthers” Boys Basketball Team.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Council Office is directed to prepare a copy of this Resolution to be presented to Head Coach Tyron Wilson on behalf of the team.
Section 3. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Nancy VanReece
|Referred to:||Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee|
|Introduced:||May 2, 2017|
|Adopted:||May 2, 2017|
|Returned unsigned by the Mayor:||May 8, 2017|
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