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Congratulating the 2013 Fort Ann High School Girls Softball Team upon the occasion of capturing the New York State Class D Championship

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

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the 2013 Fort Ann High School
Girls Softball Team upon the occasion of capturing the New York State
Class D 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, On Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the Adirondack Sports Complex
in Queensbury, New York, the 2013 Fort Ann High School Girls Softball
Team captured the New York State Class D Championship by defeating top-
ranked Afton by a score of 5-2; and
WHEREAS, The Lady Cards' 2013 New York State Championship was the
outstanding program's third Class D state title; and
WHEREAS, The victory in the New York State Championship game capped
the 2013 Fort Ann High School Girls Softball Team's undefeated 25-0
season; and
WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Head Coach Tim Gleason and Assistant Coach Mark
Cusson, skilled and inspirational mentors, respected for their ability
to develop potential into excellence; and
WHEREAS, The team's overall record is outstanding, and the team
members were loyally and enthusiastically supported by family, fans,
friends and the community at large; and
WHEREAS, The hallmarks of the 2013 Fort Ann High School Girls Softball
Team, from the opening game of the season to capturing the New York
State Class D Championship, were a sisterhood of athletic ability, of
good sportsmanship, of honor and of scholarship, demonstrating that
these team players are second to none; 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 community; and
WHEREAS, Head Coach Tim Gleason and Assistant Coach Mark Cusson have
done a superb job in guiding, molding and inspiring the 2013 Fort Ann
High School Girls Softball Team members toward their goals; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment; Head Coach Tim Gleason and Assistant Coach Mark Cusson,
and the 2013 Fort Ann High School Girls Softball Team's 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 2013 Fort Ann High School Girls Softball Team; its
members: Kara White, Kassie Gravelle, Casey Batchelder, Jordan Aubin,
Kimmi Ostrander, Bri Amodio, Emilee Clute, Katie Luedders, Demi Stock-
man, Molly Bailey, Kayla Bancroft, Mikayla Graves, Megan Goodspeed,
Kaleigh Foran and Taylor Foran; and Head Coach Tim Gleason and Assistant
Coach Mark Cusson; on their New York State Class D Championship and
their outstanding undefeated season; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the members and coaching staff of the 2013 Fort Ann High
School Girls Softball Team.

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