THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (May 28, 2021) – The Woodlands Township Board of Directors held its regular meeting on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at The Woodlands Township Town Hall, 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard in The Woodlands, Texas.
The Board of Directors received reports from the villages of Alden Bridge and Indian Springs.
Before addressing regular business items, the Board of Directors issued three proclamations.
Amarachukwu Oguchi, a senior at The John Cooper School, was honored as Track and Field State Champion and for winning a pair of gold medals in shotput and discus. The Rice University signee won the shot put with a toss of 42 feet, 2 inches and won by 8 feet. Oguchi took the discus crown with a heave of 146 feet and won by an astounding 42 feet. Oguchi set two new school records, was recognized as John Cooper School’s Female Athlete of the Year and has earned an athletic scholarship to Rice University. The Board of Directors proclaimed May 26, 2021 Amarachukwu Oguchi Day in The Woodlands, Texas.
The Board of Directors also recognized Kennedy Doakes and Joshua English, members of The Woodlands High School Track & Field team, for winning two gold medals at the recent UIL State Track & Field Championship in Austin, Texas and proclaimed May 26, 2021, as The Woodlands High School Track and Field State Champions Day. Doakes was the lone female athlete from The Woodlands competing in the championship and won gold in the high jump at 5 feet, 9 inches and took bronze in the triple jump at 39-5.00. English represented The Woodlands by winning a gold medal for finishing the 800-meter event at 1:50:95.
To honor and remember all victims and survivors of gun violence, the Board of Directors proclaimed June 4, 2021 as National Gun Violence Awareness Day in The Woodlands, Texas. Every day, 100 Americans are killed by gun violence and on average there are nearly 13,000 gun homicides every year.
The Board of Directors took the following actions on the Consent Agenda:
The Board of Directors discussed the following matters on the Regular Agenda:
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