Honoring Henry Holmes upon the occasion of his designation as 2013 Salutatorian of Duanesburg High School

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Henry Holmes upon the occasion of his
designation as 2013 Salutatorian of Duanesburg High School

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord with
its long-standing traditions, to honor the achievements of its young
citizens and leaders of tomorrow, whose character and accomplishments
exemplify the ideals and values cherished by this great State and
nation; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Henry Holmes
upon the occasion of his designation as 2013 Salutatorian of Duanesburg
High School; and
WHEREAS, Academically, Henry Holmes has distinguished himself as a
young man of superlative ability, talent, and maturity, establishing
standards of excellence and achievement, purposefulness of life, and
responsibility rarely achieved in youthful years; and
WHEREAS, Henry Holmes, ranked 2nd in his class, is a young man of
integrity and high moral values who appreciates education, opportunity
and life; he has used his four years at Duanesburg High School for
exploration and growth, both inside and outside of the school community;
WHEREAS, With a grade point average of 95.02, Henry Holmes has
consistently been on the Honor Roll, was elected to the National Honor
Society as a Sophomore, and has served as Co-President of his class for
the last three years; and
WHEREAS, Henry Holmes has participated in band for all four years of
high school, and for the first three, attended All-County Band; he has
also been the President of band his junior and senior years; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, he was a member of the soccer team for three
years, and will complete his fourth year as a member of the wrestling
and baseball teams; this year Duanesburg High School, in a joint effort
with Schoharie High School, started a football team; Henry was one of
the founding members of this team; and
WHEREAS, Henry Holmes was captain of the football, soccer, and base-
ball teams, as well as a member of Leo Club, Duanesburg Central School's
service organization; and
WHEREAS, Active in his community, Henry Holmes is a member of Study
Circles, a group of students who meet to discuss cultural diversity and
bullying, and was a mediator for the group his junior year; in addition,
he is a volunteer for the American Youth Soccer Organization, attended
the WAC Leadership Conference throughout middle school and high school,
and has worked part-time at Schoharie Valley Farms since he was in the
8th grade; and
WHEREAS, Henry Holmes may stand with pride in his achievements, expe-
riencing the satisfaction of his labors and the joy of his accomplish-
ments, eager to face the challenge of new experiences as he continues
his education; and
WHEREAS, Henry Holmes represents the potential inherent in our most
precious resource, our youth; this Legislative Body is pleased to honor
this young man, recognizing his achievements and the promise of his
future; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Henry Holmes upon the occasion of his designation as 2013 Saluta-
torian of Duanesburg High School; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Henry Holmes.


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