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MOTION:CADDIGAN December 16,1997 <br />Regular Meeting <br />SECOND:HILL Res,No,97-1010 <br />RE:COMMEND -1997 POTOMAC HIGH SCHOOL PANTHERS FOOTBALL <br />TEAM <br />ACTION:APPROVED <br />WHEREAS,in 1996,the Potomac Panthers suffered a disappointing zero and <br />ten season —one that left them desperately seeking answers for the future;and <br />WHEREAS,a year later,with positive attitudes and the eagerness to win,the <br />1997 Potomac Panthers shocked Prince William County and took a giant step towards gaining <br />the respect that they so deserve;and <br />WHEREAS,finishing the year with a nine and four overall record,claiming the <br />Cardinal District and Northwest Regional Championships and appearing in the first State semi- <br />final game since 1990,the Panthers restaked their claim as one of the top teams in the area;and <br />WHEREAS,along with having Potomac’s Quarterback,Larnell Hamn,being <br />named the Cardinal District Offensive Most Valuable Player;and <br />WHEREAS,three other Panthers were named to the Cardinal All-District First <br />Team and seven others named to the All-District Second Team;and <br />WHEREAS,Larnell Hamn was also named the Northwest Regional <br />Quarterback of the Year and Prince William County Player of the Year;and <br />WHEREAS,four other Panthers were also named to the Prince William County <br />All-Area Team; <br />NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED that the Prince William Board of <br />County Supervisors does hereby congratulate the coaches and team members of the 1997 <br />Potomac Panthers Football Team and commends them for their achievements during the 1997 <br />football season and expresses the Board’s appreciation for the level of excellence demonstrated <br />while representing Prince William County. <br />Votes: <br />Ayes:Caddigan,Hill,Jenkins,McQuigg,Seefeldt,Thompson,Wilbourn <br />Nays:None <br />Absent from Vote:Barg <br />Absent from Meeting:None <br />CERTIFIED COPY ~~