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US CONGRESS & SENATE BIPARTISAN RECOGNITION FOR WEBSTER – SPICE

H.Res. 384: Congratulating the Webster University chess team for winning a record-breaking fifth consecutive national title at the President’s Cup collegiate chess championship in New York City.

H.Res. 384: Congratulating the Webster University chess team for winning a record-breaking fifth consecutive national title at the President’s Cup collegiate chess championship in New York City.

Jun 14, 2017

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 384

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 14, 2017

Mrs. Wagner (for herself and Mr. Clay) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

RESOLUTION

Congratulating the Webster University chess team for winning a record-breaking fifth consecutive national title at the President’s Cup collegiate chess championship in New York City.

Whereas Webster University is the first team in the history of the President’s Cup collegiate chess championship to win 5 consecutive national titles;

Whereas the 2017 victory is the seventh consecutive national championship for Grandmaster and coach Susan Polgar and the program at the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence;

Whereas Webster University is a leader in promoting chess as a vehicle for enriching the education of children and young adults; and

Whereas Webster University has become a hub for developing chess excellence in students from across the United States and around the world: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives—

(1) congratulates Webster University for winning a record-breaking fifth consecutive national title at the President’s Cup collegiate chess championship; and

(2) encourages Webster University to continue promoting the educational benefits of chess among its students and the larger community.

Below was the recognition from the United States Senate:

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