CHAPTER 618

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 12

SALUTING WESLEY JUNIOR COLLEGE, DOVER, DELAWARE ON THE OCCASION OF ITS CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION.

WHEREAS, Wesley College of Dover, Delaware is nearing completion of a wonderful and exciting Centennial Celebration spanning the period from August 1, 1972 to July 1, 1973; and

WHEREAS, beautiful Wesley College, is a distinguished institution of learning located in the heart of the quaint capital city of the first State; and

WHEREAS, Wesley College for more than 100 years has provided Christian education in the following ways:

1. The publication and projection into the future of the enduring principles and purpose for which Wesley was founded as a Christian institution, thereby honoring its founding fathers.

2. the demonstration of the vitality of academic life, etc., by spotlighting the modern, private junior college as an important enduring institution on the national educational scene.

3. the encouragement of Alumni and Friends in the City of Dover, the State of Delaware, and beyond, to accept the challenges of the new century for Wesley College, thereby proving Wesley College is worthy of public confidence and private support; and

WHEREAS, the 127th General Assembly, of the State of Delaware, wishes to say "Happy Birthday, Wesley College" in a warm and sincere manner.

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 127th General Assembly, the Senate concurring therein, that Wesley College be congratulated for its outstanding achievement in academic circles during its first one hundred years with the added wish that its second century will be as outstanding in the field of education.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this Resolution be sent to Dr. Robert Parker, President of Wesley College, and a copy to Mr. Joseph Bellmeyer, Director of the Centennial Committee.

Approved May 15, 1973.