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Legislation #: 140145 Introduction Date: 2/20/2014
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS WAGNER, SHARP, JAMES, JR., JOHNSON, MARCASON, DAVIS, FORD, CURLS, REED, GLOVER, CIRCO AND TAYLOR
Title: Congratulating Oak Park Senior Dominic Hernandez on the 2012-2013 All State Award from the National Forensic League (NFL).

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2/20/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/20/2014 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 140145

 

Congratulating Oak Park Senior Dominic Hernandez on the 2012-2013 All State Award from the National Forensic League (NFL).

 

WHEREAS, Dominic Hernandez is a senior at Oak Park High School, has earned the 2012-13 All State Award from the NFL; and

 

WHEREAS, Dominic, The FOX 4 Young Achiever of the Week, is a mesmerizing performer who already is a state champion and is poised to be the speech and debate points leader for the state of Missouri in 2014; and

 

WHEREAS, Dominic specializes in Forensics events such as Storytelling and Humorous Interpretation and did a captivating 10 minute performance for FOX 4 News in a recent visit to Oak Park, a piece he developed from the script of the 1995 movie Heavyweights about summer camp for overweight kids; and

 

WHEREAS, Dominic won the Missouri state championship in Storytelling last spring and with a Duo Interp partner who has since graduated, Dominic placed in the finals of the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions. They are the first students ever from the North Kansas City School District to do that; and

 

WHEREAS, Dominic has such love for speech and debate he is working hard to get to a top college or university for that this fall and his long-range goal is to become a high school speech and debate coach; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Oak Park Senior Dominic Hernandez and Jeri Willard, Oak Park High School Speech and Debate teacher, for the National Forensic League as the 2012-2013 All State Award; 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 Dominic Hernandez with the best wishes of the Mayor and Council in his future endeavors.

 

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