Resolution 240597

Honoring and congratulating the Girard College Varsity Boys Track Team for winning the 2024 Metropolitan Philadelphia Athletic Association's Boys Track Championship.

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June 6, 2024 - CITY COUNCIL
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Honoring and congratulating the Girard College Varsity Boys Track Team for winning the 2024 Metropolitan Philadelphia Athletic Association’s Boys Track Championship.
 
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WHEREAS, Girard College’s Middle School Varsity Boys Track Team is led by head coach and football coach Reggie Manley; and
 
WHEREAS, The championship victory marks the second consecutive Metropolitan Philadelphia Athletic Association’s (MPAA) Boys Track Championship under Coach Manley; and
 
WHEREAS, Girard College’s Varsity Girls Track Team also performed well, finishing second at the MPAA track meet; and
 
WHEREAS, The Middle School Varsity Boys Team also placed 3rd at the Penn Relays; and
 
WHEREAS, Xzavion McMillian was a particular standout at the 2024 MPAA Championship, setting new Girard College records in the 100m, 200m, and 400m dashes; and
 
WHEREAS, These performances were good enough for first place in the Boys 400m and second place in the Boys 200m races; and
 
WHEREAS, Ascher Wall also placed third in the Boys 400m dash; and
 
WHEREAS, Kaleb Ryans and Mazier Brennan performed outstandingly in the long jump, high jump, and triple jump competitions; and
 
WHEREAS, Girard College’s mission statement encapsulates their commitment to excellence in academics and athletics, striving to instill “hard work, dedication and self-discipline in our students that will promote a sense of integrity, pride and loyalty”; therefore be it
 
RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That this esteemed body honors and congratulates the Girard College Varsity Boys Track Team for winning the Metropolitan Philadelphia Athletic Association’s Boys Track Championship
 
FURTHER RESOLVED, That an Engrossed copy of this resolution be presented to the Girard College Varsity Boys Track Team as evidence of the true and sincere admiration and respect of this legislative body.
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