COLUMBUS- State Representative Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) hosted JJ Diven, Waterloo High School Class of 2013, for Ohio House of Representatives session today. JJ was presented with an Ohio House Resolution for his 2013 OHSAA Division III State Wrestling Championship in the 138 pound weight class.

 “It was an honor to recognize JJ at House Session for his state wrestling championship and undefeated season,” Rep. Clyde said. “It’s always a pleasure when community members visit the Statehouse, and it’s even more special when we can honor them for their outstanding accomplishments.”

 JJ won the Division III State Wrestling Championship in March making him the second wrestler in Waterloo High School history to win the title. He finished the season 50-0, placing first at nine tournaments. JJ plans to attend Ashland University this fall where he will study Computer Programming and continue his wrestling career.

 Athletes, academic groups and professionals can be recognized with House Resolutions to acknowledge outstanding statewide and nationwide achievements. It is a long-standing tradition in the Ohio House of Representatives to bring in resolution recipients from members’ home districts for presentations. JJ was joined by his parents Paul and Carrie Diven; they stayed for the House session and took a tour of the Statehouse.

 Rep. Clyde represents the 75th Ohio House District, serving Kent, Ravenna, Streetsboro, and Central and Southern Portage County.  

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