J3028

Honoring John P. Pryor posthumously upon the occasion of his induction into the Shenendehowa Hall of Distinguished Alumni

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  • 24 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 30 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 30 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J3028


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring John P. Pryor posthumously upon the
occasion of his induction into the Shenendehowa Central School District
Hall of Distinguished Alumni

WHEREAS, The State of New York takes great pride in acknowledging its
esteemed residents who have distinguished themselves in their community;
and
WHEREAS, The late John P. Pryor will be inducted into the Shenendehowa
Central School District Hall of Distinguished Alumni as part of the
first class of inductees during the Shenendehowa Educational Founda-
tion's Green and White Gala to be held at the Hilton Garden Inn on June
8, 2013; and
WHEREAS, John graduated from Shenendehowa High School in 1984; and
WHEREAS, He was a respected trauma surgeon at the Hospital of the
University of Pennsylvania; and
WHEREAS, John volunteered his expert services at Ground Zero on
September 11, 2001; and
WHEREAS, He served his country with honor as a Major in the Army
Reserve; and
WHEREAS, John had already completed his first tour in Iraq, treating
injured troops, and was in the third week of his second tour when he was
tragically killed during a rocket attack on December 25, 2008; and
WHEREAS, His success as a surgeon and his honorable service to his
country will long inspire Shenendehowa students; and
WHEREAS, His induction into the Hall of Distinguished Alumni is a
lasting and fitting tribute to his legacy; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor John P. Pryor posthumously as he is inducted into the Shenendehowa
Hall of Distinguished Alumni; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of the late John P. Pryor.

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