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Congratulating Zack Bacon upon the occasion of capturing the State Title in the 2013 New York State Public High School Athletic Asso...

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  • 13 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Zack Bacon upon the occasion of
capturing the State Title in the 2013 New York State Public High School
Athletic Association Wrestling Championships

WHEREAS, Excellence and success in competitive sports can be achieved
only through strenuous practice, and great personal commitment, nurtured
by dedicated coaching and strategic planning; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those young people within the State of New York who, by
achieving outstanding success in athletic competition, have inspired and
brought pride to their school and community; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Zack Bacon upon the occasion of capturing the State Title in the
2013 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wrestling
Championships, winning in the D2 220lb championship bout on Saturday,
February 23, 2013, at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York; and
WHEREAS, The son of Kim and Larry Bacon, Zack Bacon is a senior at
Hornell Senior High School; and
WHEREAS, Zack Bacon's 1-0 win at the State Championships completed an
undefeated season with a record of 44-0; he ends his high school wrestl-
ing career with an impressive record of 152-28; and
WHEREAS, Zack Bacon's overall record is outstanding, and he has been
loyally and enthusiastically supported by family, fans, friends and the
community at large; and
WHEREAS, Zack Bacon is a three-time LCAA Champion, three-time Hornell
Most Outstanding Wrestler, three-time Section V Class B Champion, two-
time State qualifier Champion, and one-time State runner-up; he is also
a two-time 1st Team all Greater Rochester Selection and was chosen as
Co-Wrestler of the Year with a schoolmate; and
WHEREAS, Zack Bacon will graduate making history as his school's only
athlete to be a State Title Champion in two sports, wrestling and foot-
ball; he has won three State Titles in football as well; and
WHEREAS, This exceptional athlete is also talented in the track and
field area; in his junior year, Zack Bacon competed in the discus throw
and shot put events, earning his first Sectional title in the discus;
and
WHEREAS, Zack Bacon plans to attend Alfred University, where he will
continue to play football; his intended major is Criminal Justice, and
his goal is to enter public service as a New York State Trooper; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of good sportsmanship,
pride and accomplishment, and Zack Bacon has clearly made a contribution
to the spirit of excellence which is a tradition of his school; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Zack Bacon upon the occasion of capturing the state title
in the 2013 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wres-
tling Championships, and to wish him the best of luck in his future
endeavors; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Zack Bacon.

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