CHAPTER 642

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 21

HAILING RANDY WHITE, A GRADUATE OF THOMAS MC KEAN HIGH SCHOOL, MILLCREEK HUNDRED, FOR BEING NAMED TO THE FIRST LEVEL ASSOCIATED PRESS 1973 FOOTBALL TEAM IN HIS JUNIOR YEAR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND.

WHEREAS, the members of the 127th General Assembly are pleased to learn for the first time in recent history, first team All-American football honors have been bestowed upon a Delawarean, namely Randy White, a 1971 graduate of Thomas McKean High School, Millcreek Hundred; and

WHEREAS, Randy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy J. White of 3817 Evelyn Drive, Dunlinden Acres, was named to a first team defensive end position by the Associated Press All-American selection board after superb performances throughout his junior year for the University of Maryland Terrapins' Peach Bowl eleven; and

WHEREAS, Randy, formerly a first team Blue Hen Conference Flight A selection and second team Delaware All-Stater, both offensively and defensively, during his playing days at McKean High School, gained national acclaim initially by being accorded "College Lineman of the Week" honors after participating in seventeen tackles during Maryland's victory over North Carolina on September 22, 1973; and

WHEREAS, affable Randy thrilled a national TV audience with his rugged play as Maryland represented the formidable Atlantic Coast Conference in its Peach Bowl battle against the Georgia Bulldogs of the equally strong Southeastern Conference in Atlanta last December; and

WHEREAS, the members of the Delaware General Assembly wish to congratulate Randy White for reaching the pinnacle of college football achievement in 1973 and to wish him continued success in the future.

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring therein, proudly hail Randy White for being named to the first level Associated Press All-American team and for displaying outstanding sportsmanship on and off the playing field, thereby bringing favorable attention to his family, university, community and state.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this resolution be forwarded to Randy, his parents, to Mr. Edward J. Guringo, Principal of Thomas McKean High School, and to the President of the University of Maryland.

Approved January 22, 1974.