Sophia Elise Wood, a sophomore at the University of Rhode Island majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Leadership Studies, is recognized for her exceptional achievements as a student-athlete, particularly in the sport of riflery. She began Olympic-style 3 position smallbore rifle shooting in January 2020 and quickly excelled, leading her team in average score for the 2020-2021 season and continuing to dominate in subsequent seasons. Her accomplishments include winning the Rhode Island Junior Olympic Smallbore Championship and Air Rifle Championship, earning invitations to the National Junior Olympic Championships, and achieving record-breaking scores.

The House of Representatives of the State of Rhode Island honors Sophia Elise Wood for her outstanding performance in riflery and academics. The resolution acknowledges her leadership in her rifle team, her numerous victories and high scores in various competitions, and her role in leading the University of Rhode Island Rifle Team to an undefeated season. The Secretary of State is directed to transmit a certified copy of this resolution to Ms. Wood as a formal recognition of her achievements.