J1627

Congratulating the Westbury Girls Basketball Team upon the occasion of capturing the New York State Scholar Athlete Championship

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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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J1627


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Westbury High School Girls
Basketball Team and Coach Aaron Howell upon the occasion of capturing
the New York State Scholar Athlete Championship

WHEREAS, Excellence and success in competitive sports can be achieved
only through strenuous practice, team play and team spirit, nurtured by
dedicated coaching and strategic planning; and
WHEREAS, Athletic competition enhances the moral and physical develop-
ment of the young people of this State, preparing them for the future by
instilling in them the value of teamwork, encouraging a standard of
healthy living, imparting a desire for success and developing a sense of
fair play and competition; and
WHEREAS, Posting an academic average of 90.34, the Westbury High
School Girls Basketball Team has been awarded the New York State Scholar
Athlete Championship; this distinction is given to the team with the
highest team average in New York State; and
WHEREAS, The Westbury High School Girls Basketball Team won the award
two years ago and Coach Aaron Howell acknowledges his team for its
combination of scholastic achievement and athleticism; and
WHEREAS, The demanding practice schedule, combined with the ability to
balance that with the requirements of a rigorous academic program, has
paid off with a special honor; it is a credit to the Westbury High
School Girls Basketball Team's ability to compete at a high level on the
court and in the classroom; and
WHEREAS, Athletically and academically, the team members have proven
themselves to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favor-
ably on their school; and
WHEREAS, Coach Aaron Howell has done a superb job in guiding, molding
and inspiring the team members toward their goals; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, and Coach Aaron Howell and these outstanding athletes
have clearly made a contribution to the spirit of excellence which is a
tradition of their school; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the Westbury High School Girls Basketball Team, Coach Aaron
Howell and Athletic Director Doric Capsis on their outstanding season
and overall team record; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Westbury High School Girls Basketball Team, Coach Aaron
Howell and Athletic Director Doric Capsis.

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