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File #: 0010X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/11/2019 In control: Tyson
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action: 1/16/2019
Title: To honor and celebrate the Eastmoor Academy High School Boys Football Team on continuing the Eastmoor tradition of excellence by winning the 2018 Columbus City Schools High School Boys Football Championship.
Sponsors: Priscilla Tyson, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Emmanuel V. Remy, Michael Stinziano, Shannon G. Hardin

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To honor and celebrate the Eastmoor Academy High School Boys Football Team on continuing the Eastmoor tradition of excellence by winning the 2018 Columbus City Schools High School Boys Football Championship.


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WHEREAS, the City of Columbus and the members of Columbus City Council are proud to honor and celebrate the youth of this community - as they represent the life and future of this community; and

WHEREAS, Eastmoor Academy High School, founded in 1954 as Eastmoor High School, has a tradition of excellence which dates back more than 50 years - the Eastmoor Academy Hall of Fame includes two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin, Columbus City Council Member Priscilla R. Tyson, former State Senator Charleta B. Tavares, Attorney Scott Schiff, Scott Reeves, Franklin County Treasurer Cheryl Brooks-Sullivan, Gene Castlin, Rich Lech, Michael Feinstein, Ted Briggs, Robert Sessley, and many others - in 2018 the Boys Track & Field Team won the Columbus City Schools High School Track & Field Championship and was recognized by Columbus City Council for doing so for the eighth consecutive season; the school has consistently been recognized for its participation in the Annual Columbus Rotary Service Above Self High School Fair, including being named the Overall Most Exemplary Project Fair in 2011; and

WHEREAS, Eastmoor Academy High School, known as the Warriors,’ was redesigned in 2000 as an alternative school - with an academic focus that includes traditional high school aspirations - it has more than 743 students who are required to complete a rigorous academic curriculum while working and gaining hands on internship experience within the community; each Thursday an Eastmoor Academy student can be found working in doctors and dentist offices, with Moody-Nolan Architectural Firm, at Grant Hospital, COSI, at the Boys and Girls Club of Columbus, in Columbus Metropolitan Libraries, with the Ohio Sickle Cell and Health Association, at the Driving Park A...

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