WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township to focus attention on noteworthy occasions and individuals; and
WHEREAS Feb. 1, 2017, is National Signing Day, one of the most celebrated days in college football, during which some of the nation’s most promising student-athletes commit to their future schools; and
WHEREAS this year, two graduating seniors and stand-out football stars from Cherry Hill High School West have committed to attend two NCAA Division 1 Football schools, including defensive end Lorenzo Hernandez, who plans to attend Villanova University; and
WHEREAS during his time at Cherry Hill West, and particularly during the 2016 season, Lorenzo established himself as a pillar of what would become the Lions’ best season since 1967; and
WHEREAS Lorenzo’s on-field achievements would not have been possible without years of hard work, dedication and good sportsmanship; and
WHEREAS Division 1 football teams are among the nation’s most elite programs, and having two players from the same program commit to these schools is a tremendous achievement, and a testament to both the character and quality of the athletes themselves, as well as their high school program; and
WHEREAS in light of these facts, the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township are proud to join the Cherry Hill West community in celebrating Lorenzo’s commitment to attend Villanova University and play for the Wildcats.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHUCK CAHN, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden, State of New Jersey, do hereby wish to honor and recognize
On National Signing Day 2017, and do urge all citizens to join with me and the members of Township Council in acknowledging Lorenzo’s remarkable career at Cherry Hill West, and in wishing him all the best in his college career, both on and off the field.