A resolution honoring the 2020 Muslim Inter-Scholastic Tournament in Nashville.
WHEREAS, on March 27 through 29, 2020, Nashville will host the Muslim Inter-Scholastic Tournament (“MIST”) regional competition at Tennessee State University; and
WHEREAS, MIST Nashville is now in its seventh year, with over 2,000 students having competed in the tournament; and
WHEREAS, MIST is a fun, educational, interactive program of competitions and workshops geared towards bringing high school students together from around the nation to develop leadership, communication, and other creative skills, all while gaining a deeper understanding of Islam and Muslims; and
WHEREAS, MIST currently features 31 different competitions, including basketball, soccer, debate, math, fashion design, science fair, short film, improv, graphic design, and Quran, among many others; and
WHEREAS, after competing in Nashville at the regional level, the top competitors will go on to face the other regions at MIST Nationals; and
WHEREAS, in addition to the competitions, MIST includes workshops on topics such as Islamophobia, leadership, mental health, and more; and
WHEREAS, MIST events are held throughout the United States and Canada; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council recognizes this year’s MIST in Nashville.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the Metropolitan County Council hereby goes on record as honoring the 2020 Muslim Inter-Scholastic Tournament in Nashville, which will be held March 27 through 29 at Tennessee State University.
Section 2. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Zulfat Suara, Kyonzté Toombs
Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee
IntroducedMarch 17, 2020
Deferred to April 7, 2020March 17, 2020
AdoptedApril 7, 2020
ApprovedApril 8, 2020
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