CHAPTER 598

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 2

EXTOLLING THE SALESIANUM HIGH SCHOOL SALLIES AND THEIR HEAD COACH, THOMAS OLIVADOTTI, FOR BEING THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, the Second Annual State High School Football Tournament was held in 1972 under the auspices of the Delaware Secondary School Athletic Association; and

WHEREAS, the Salesianum High School Sallies emerged as champions and the "Number One" High School football team of the State of Delaware, after defeating Middletown High School in the semifinals and John Dickinson High School in the championship game of the State High School Football Tournament; and

WHEREAS, members of the Sallies, led by Thomas Olivadotti, their successful, energetic and skillful Head Coach, displayed great spirit, determination and all-around ability during the entire season in the tradition of former teams of Salesianum; and

WHEREAS, Head Coach Thomas Olivadotti deserves special praise for guiding the Sallies to the State Football Championship in his first year as Head Coach; and

WHEREAS, the members of the House of Representatives of the 127th General Assembly, the Senate concurring therein, wish to extend congratulations and praise to the State Champs;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the 127th General Assembly, the Senate concurring therein, that hearty congratulations and praise be extended to Coach Thomas Olivadotti, his coaching assistants, and the Salesianum High School team members for being the High School Football Champions of the State of Delaware; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the text of this Resolution be spread upon the minutes of both the House and the Senate, and copies forwarded to Head Coach Thomas Olivadotti, Salesianum High School Principal Reverend Robert D. Kenney, O.S.F.S., Athletic Director Reverend Robert Ashenbrenner, and a copy to each member of the team.

Approved March 20, 1973.