2020 House Commemoration 8023 - Enrolled

SDLRC - 2020 House Commemoration 8023 - SD Legislature To honor and congratulate the Miller Rustlers High School volleyball team for their successful season at the South Dakota State Tournament.

South Dakota Legislature

House Commemoration 8023

Introduced by: Representative Gosch

A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, To honor and congratulate the Miller Rustlers High School volleyball team for their successful season at the South Dakota State Tournament.

WHEREAS, players Rachel Oligmueller, Madison Wetz, and Kadye Fernholz earned Academic All-State recognition for maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher; and

WHEREAS, Kadye Fernholz was named as the Player of the Year by Gatorade SD, Midco Class A, Argus Leader, and PrepVolleyball SD; and

WHEREAS, the six seniors on the team include: Rachel Oligmueller, Rachel Joy, Madison Wetz, Tori Van Zee, VonnaGail Schlechter, and Kadye Fernholz; and

WHEREAS, the Rustlers made a placing appearance at the state tournament the last three years placing seventh in 2017, second in 2018, and third in 2019; and

WHEREAS, the team was awarded the American Volleyball Coaches Association Academic Team Award for maintaining a team GPA of 3.25 or higher; and

WHEREAS, players VonnaGail Schlechter has achieved over 1,000 career digs, Rachel Oligmueller has achieved over 3,000 career sets, and Kadye Fernholz has achieved over 1,000 career digs and 2,000 career kills; and

WHEREAS, the team showcases sportsmanship and determination and serves as a great example for South Dakota athletics:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Ninety-Fifth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that the Miller Rustlers be congratulated for their strong finish at the South Dakota State Volleyball Tournament.

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