CHAPTER 597

FORMERLY

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 2

EXTOLLING THE CHAMPIONSHIP MIDDLETOWN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM AND ITS COACH, BILL BILLINGS.

WHEREAS, the members of the brand new 126th General Assembly are anxious to extoll the outstanding feats of the 1970 Middletown Cavaliers High School football team and its coach, Bill Billings; and

WHEREAS, the Middletown High School football team guided by its incomparable coach, Bill Billings, won the Class B Championship of the Blue Hen Conference with a record of ten wins and no losses; and

WHEREAS, Coach Bill Billings in nine seasons as head coach of the Middletown team has compiled an amazing mark of 81 victories against only three defeats; and

WHEREAS, Coach Billings was acclaimed by his peers as 1970 high school "Coach-of-the-Year" for an unprecedented third time; and

WHEREAS, the Middletown Cavaliers football team were officially rated the number one high school football team of 1970 in the State of Delaware by the Dunkel rating system; and

WHEREAS, the Middletown team and its coach, throughout a victorious season displayed exemplary conduct on and off the gridiron;

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Senate and House of Representatives jointly express their most sincere congratulations to Coach Bill Billings, to his assistants, and to all members of the 1970 Middletown High School football team for their outstanding championship season; and

Resolution be entered on the Journals of the Senate and House; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies be delivered to Coach Billings, to Mr. Dallas Ashby, Principal of Middletown High School, and to Mr. William Keene, Superintendent of the Appoquinimink School District.

Approved February 11, 1971.