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File #: R-225-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 5/8/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/14/2019 Final action: 5/14/2019
Title: Recognizing Jalil Alan Henry Mitchell, a St. John's Jesuit 2019 valedictorian awardee, for bringing great honor to the Toledo community for his exceptional academic and athletic achievements.
Attachments: 1. Resume, 2. Audio: City Council 5/14/2019
Label
Councilman Sykes

Title
Recognizing Jalil Alan Henry Mitchell, a St. John's Jesuit 2019 valedictorian awardee, for bringing great honor to the Toledo community for his exceptional academic and athletic achievements.

Summary
WHEREAS, Jalil Alan Henry Mitchell, a St. John's Jesuit 2019 valedictorian awardee, has built an exemplary well rounded record of outstanding achievement academically, athletically, religiously, and in performing arts, volunteerism and leadership; and
WHEREAS, on, May 4, 2019, Insider.com published an article listing Jalil as one of "7 inspiring students who got into dozens of schools and received millions in scholarships." The article reported that,
Jalil Mitchell had his choice of colleges. Mitchell, valedictorian of the Saint John's Jesuit High School in Toledo, Ohio, applied to numerous colleges because he wanted to have options from which to choose the best fit and financial aid package. "I know college is an investment, but I did not want it to break the bank," he told INSIDER. He ended up getting accepted to 11 colleges including the University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, and George Washington University. "After I received my first acceptance letter, I sat there and read it and just thought, 'wow, I am really going to college next year,'" he said. Mitchell has made his decision. He'll attend Vanderbilt University in the fall and double major in medicine, health, and society, human, and organizational development.
NOW, THEREFORE,
Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That we recognized Jalil Alan Henry Mitchell, a St. John's Jesuit 2019 valedictorian for his exemplary record of outstanding achievement academically, athletically, religiously, and in volunteerism and leadership and wish him continued success in all he chooses to pursue.
SECTION 2. That this Resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest peri...

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