CHAPTER 672

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 43

ACCORDING THE HEARTIEST OF CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLAYMONT HIGH SCHOOL FLAMING ARROW MARCHING BAND FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS DURING THE 1974 SHENANDOAH APPLE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL IN WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA.

WHEREAS, the 145 member Claymont High School Flaming Arrow Marching Band has once again gained the pinnacle of success by finishing first in the large band category of the Fireman's Parade held May 3, 1974, during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, Virginia; and

WHEREAS, the Claymont Flaming Arrow High School Band Front — composed of color guards, guideons and rifle squad—won a second place prize among the more than 90 entries from the eastern segment of the United States in the Festival competition on May 4; and

WHEREAS, the Claymont High School Flaming Arrow Band, under the guidance of Band Director J. Kent Shaw and Drill Instructor Albert Sacko, has consistently brought distinction to its school, community, and state through its superb musical talent, marching ability, precision formations, and displays of good sportsmanship.

NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring therein that the Claymont High School Flaming Arrow Marching Band, be accorded the heartiest of congratulations for its outstanding achievements in the recently completed competitions held during the 1974 Apple Blossom Festival held in Winchester, Virginia.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the Messrs. J. Kent Shaw and Albert Sacko; to Claymont School District Superintendent Dr. Frank J. Furgele; and to Claymont High School Principal Thomas H. Ramsay.

Approved May 20, 1974