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NO. R-270.  House concurrent resolution congratulating Walter Weaver of Northfield on winning the grades 3 - 5 division of the secretary of state’s 2005 poster contest.

(H.C.R.170)

Offered by:  Representatives Donahue of Northfield and Grad of Moretown.

Whereas, in order to encourage young students to learn more about Vermont history and civic affairs, the secretary of state sponsors a poster and essay contest for students in grades K to 12, and

Whereas, the 2005 poster contest for entrants in grades 3 - 5 required the students to design a poster highlighting a Vermont historical theme, and

Whereas, the winner in this division was Walter Weaver, a home schooler from Northfield, who designed a poster entitled Vermont Military History, and

Whereas, the poster features the Vermont coat of arms in the center with soldiers dressed in uniforms dating from the Revolutionary War to more contemporary conflicts standing aside American flags as they appeared at the time of each conflict, and

Whereas, this poster was designed with skill and imagination and most deservedly earned its first place designation, and

Whereas, along with all of the other poster and essay winners, Walter was honored at a ceremony on May 16, now therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That the General Assembly congratulates Walter Weaver of Northfield on winning the grades 3 - 5 division of the secretary of state’s 2005 poster contest, and be it further

Resolved:  That the secretary of state be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Walter Weaver in Northfield.

 



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