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Legislation #: 961115 Introduction Date: 8/22/1996
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 8/22/1996
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ZCLEAVER(OLD)
Title: Honoring and commending Catherine Fox on her outstanding gold-medal performance at the Centennial Olympic Games.

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RESOLUTION NO. 961115

 

Honoring and commending Catherine Fox on her outstanding gold-medal performance at the Centennial Olympic Games.

 

WHEREAS, Catherine Fox became a gold medalist in swimming at the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, George, USA; and

 

WHEREAS, classmates at Bishop Miege have watched Catherine Fox skip teenage outings for years, while she just swam, swam and swam some more; and

 

WHEREAS, Fox is a life-long area resident who attended Notre Dame de Sion through seventh grade, Indian Hills Middle School for eighth grade and completed her high school education at Bishop Miege High School; and

 

WHEREAS, Fox, the pride of Kansas City and Roeland Park and Bishop Miege High School and the Kansas City Blazers, ripped off the swim of her life; and

 

WHEREAS, Fox stepped into the third leg of the Monday night, July 22, 1996, Olympic 4x100 freestyle relay final and helped the United States kick its way to a gold-medal victory. The U.S. relay won in an Olympic and American record time of 3 minutes, 39.29 seconds; and

 

WHEREAS, Catherine Fox has shown herself to know the value of persistent hard work. She began her competitive swimming career at the age of eight and steadily developed her skills allowing her to attain her childhood dream of representing the United States in the Olympics; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honors and commends Catherine Fox on her outstanding performance at the Centennial Olympic Games; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Catherine Fox in appreciation of her outstanding Olympic performance.

 

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