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TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE TREVOR CALLAHAM AND DEREK FREEMAN OF ANDERSON FOR WINNING THE 2015 HIGH SCHOOL FISHING WORLD FINALS, AND TO WISH THEM WELL IN ALL THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Whereas, it is with great pleasure that the members of the Senate have learned that Trevor Callaham and Derek Freeman took the top honors at the 2015 High School Fishing World Finals, held on Alabama's Pickwick Lake on July 8-11, 2015; and
Whereas, their win earns the two over $20,000 in college scholarships along with other prizes; and
Whereas, recent graduates of T.L. Hanna High School, Callaham has plans to attend Tri-County Technical College, and Derek will study at Clemson University. Both plan to continue fishing; and
Whereas, Trevor and Derek finished round one of the tournament in seventh place. On day two, a combined weight of thirty-three pounds, four ounces propelled them to the semi-final round in sixth place. They qualified for the finals with a fifteen pound, nine ounce catch which landed them in eighth overall. They went on to crush their competitors on the final day with a winning weight of twenty pounds, two ounces; and
Whereas, the High School Fishing World Finals is the largest open championship in the nation and is open to all students in the Student Angler Federation's High School Fishing program. The competitive World Finals drew one hundred sixty-six two-person teams from twenty-two states; and
Whereas, the members of the Senate are grateful for the pride and recognition these talented anglers have brought to their community and state, and the members wish them much success and happiness as they begin college and continue fishing. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the Senate, by this resolution, recognize and congratulate Trevor Callaham and Derek Freeman of Anderson for winning the 2015 High School Fishing World Finals, and to wish them well in all their future endeavors.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Trevor Callaham and Derek Freeman.
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