State of South Dakota  


Introduced by:    Senator Lederman and Representatives Bolin and Miller

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, recognizing Billy Wiseman for his achievements and his personal service to the state of South Dakota, and to the United States as a part of the 2013 Special Olympic Games in South Korea.

    WHEREAS, Billy Wiseman of Elk Point, South Dakota has served the Special Olympics for eight years, serving as a floor hockey partner for the past three years, teaching the sport, providing leadership, and acting as a role model to the Special Olympic athletes; and

    WHEREAS, Billy traveled to PyeongChang, South Korea to represent the United States at the 2013 World Winter Games; and

    WHEREAS, Billy served as a Legislative Page for the Senate during the 2011 Session, is a currently a member of the Nebraska National Guard and a member of the Army ROTC at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Eighty-Eighth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that Billy Wiseman be recognized for his service to South Dakota, the United States, and to the Special Olympics.