State of South Dakota  

843U0810   HOUSE COMMEMORATION   NO.  1080  

Introduced by:    Representatives Feinstein, Hawks, Kirschman, and Soli and Senator Soholt

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring Katie Johnson of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Warriors Softball Team.

    WHEREAS, Katie Johnson is an outstanding softball player. She pitched four complete games at the 2012 Softball Tournament to help the team capture its second consecutive Varsity A title; and

    WHEREAS, Katie Johnson earned a spot on the Varsity A All-State Softball Team for her talents from the pitching mound; and

    WHEREAS, Katie was spotlighted as one of the "Faces in the Crowd" in the October 22, 2012, issue of Sports Illustrated. This honor highlights young athletes who are not previously put into the national spotlight; and

    WHEREAS, Katie Johnson will be continuing her softball career at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Eighty-Eighth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that Katie Johnson be honored and congratulated on her nationally recognized softball honors and awards.