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Legislation #: 190942 Introduction Date: 11/7/2019
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS O'NEILL, MCMANUS, BARNES JR., PARKS-SHAW, LUCAS, BOUGH, FOWLER, SHIELDS, BUNCH, ELLINGTON AND ROBINSON
Title: Honoring and acknowledging Emma Nye, a senior at Staley High School, as one of the most accomplished athletes in our city's history.

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11/1/2019 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/7/2019 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 190942

Honoring and acknowledging Emma Nye, a senior at Staley High School, as one of the most accomplished athletes in our city's history.

 

WHEREAS, Emma Nye, who started her weightlifting career at the early age of 11, won her first meet after 2-weeks of practice and went on to dominate the youth division in Snatch, Clean and Jerk, and total for the past 5-years in 4 different weight categories; and

 

WHEREAS, Emma Nye who holds 5 USA Weightlifting Youth National Championships and is a 32-time American record holder in Olympic Weightlifting; and

 

WHEREAS, Emma Nye has lifted for Team USA in the following International competitions:

 

·         2016 Pan American Youth Championships (Guatemala)

·         2017 IWF Youth World Championships (Tailand)

·         2018 Pan American Youth Championships (Columbia)

·         2019 IWF Youth World Championships (United States)

·         2019 Pan American Youth Championships (Equador); and

 

WHEREAS, Emma Nye showing her wide range of talents participated in the 2018 and 2019 Missouri Regional and state Cheerleader championships while earning a high school letter in cheerleading; and

 

WHEREAS, Emma Nye, while competing at the highest level in her sports career maintained a 3.5 GPA that includes 21 college credits that will allow her to enter college as a sophomore; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor and congratulate Emma Nye for her numerous individual accomplishments as well as her accomplishments as a member of the Staley High School Cheerleading team; 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 Emma Nye in token of the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for the dedication to her sport and her school.

 

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