J1603

Congratulating the Westhampton Beach High School Robotics Team upon the occasion of capturing the SBPLI Regional Competition title

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  • 01 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1603


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Westhampton Beach High School
Robotics Team upon the occasion of capturing the School of Business
Partnership of Long Island Regional Competition title

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend and pay
tribute to those who, by achieving outstanding success in their educa-
tional endeavors and competitions, have inspired and brought pride to
our majestic Empire State; and
WHEREAS, It is also the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize
the dedication and commitment of our young people who distinguish them-
selves through excellence in scholastic competition; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late the Westhampton Beach High School Robotics Team upon the occasion
of capturing the School of Business Partnership of Long Island Regional
Competition title; and
WHEREAS, Participation in FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of
Science and Technology) events affords students the opportunity to apply
real-world math and science concepts as well as develop critical think-
ing, time management and presentation skills; students learn to work as
a group using collaboration and effective communication; and
WHEREAS, Competing against 50 teams at Hofstra University in the FIRST
Regional Competition, the Westhampton Beach High School Robotics Team
captured first place and became eligible to compete in the World Champi-
onships, held in St. Louis against 400 teams from throughout the United
States; and
WHEREAS, The Westhampton Beach High School Robotics Team became one of
only three teams from Long Island invited to attend the World Champion-
ship; and
WHEREAS, Founded four years ago by Westhampton Beach High School
senior Nick Panzarino, the Westhampton Beach High School Robotics Team
of 15 students spent six weeks designing and building a 130 pound robot
that competed in a tense variation of a Frisbee game; and
WHEREAS, The members of the Westhampton Beach High School Robotics
Team that captured first place in the School of Business Partnership of
Long Island Regional Competition title were: Nicholas Joseph Panzarino,
Jack Douglas Buenten, John Anthony Baker, Adam Edward Shea, Timothy
Raymond Shea, Mark Ebert, Alexander DeVito, Jennifer Baker, Walter
Dawydiak, Aidan Bean, Sebastian Naranjo, Alex William Jaquin, Ryan
Charles Jaquin, and Kenneth Calle-Manso; the team was coached by Anthony
A. Kryl and Justin H. Kuey; their outstanding performance has clearly
made a contribution to the spirit of excellence which is a tradition of
their school and community; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the Westhampton Beach High School Robotics Team upon the
occasion of capturing the School of Business Partnership of Long Island
Regional Competition title; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, he tran-
smitted to the members and coaches of the Westhampton Beach High School
Robotics Team.

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