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POL Government Elected Officials Commissioner Nick Fish
City Council welcomes local Portland youth - May 8, 2013

 

This morning, City Council was pleased to welcome two groups of outstanding local youth.

 

The Jefferson High School Men's Basketball team earned first place in the 2013 5A State Basketball Championship this year, bringing pride to the city, state, and Jefferson High School family. Nick was pleased to read a Proclamation in their honor.

 

As Jefferson player Hayden Hall noted: they are students first, and athletes second.  Congratulations to the team!

 

Council members were also pleased to meet the 2013 Rose Festival Court.  The fifteen princesses hail from local high schools, and each shared their interests and accomplishments with Council. The Rose Festival Queen will be crowned on June 8 at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

 

The Rose Festival kicks off with its first events the weekend of May 18 - including the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon.