J1708

Congratulating the Saratoga Rowing Association's Girls Eight for capturing a gold medal in the Australian World Rowing Championships

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Saratoga Rowing Association's
Girls Eight upon the occasion of capturing a gold medal in the Australi-
an World Open Rowing Championships

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 have
inspired and brought pride to their school and community by achieving
outstanding success in athletic competition; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late the Saratoga Rowing Association's Girls Eight upon the occasion of
capturing a gold medal in the Australian World Open Rowing Champion-
ships; and
WHEREAS, The Saratoga Rowing Association comprised of Saratoga Springs
High School seniors Caroline Murphy, Shannon Merboth, Alexis Georgia,
Keni Wegner and Kerri Wegner, juniors Mackenzie Battle, Meghan Hampton
and MacKenzie Hart, and sophomore Claire Murphy; the team won a gold
medal at the Australian World Championships in the under 19 age divi-
sion; and
WHEREAS, The Saratoga Rowing Association's Girls Eight practiced daily
in near-freezing temperatures on Fish Creek; the world champions raced
the 2,000-meter course in six minutes, 54.76 seconds winning over Swan
River Composite by more than six seconds; and
WHEREAS, The team had previously performed admirably in major races in
the United States, including a victory on the Charles River and Boston
and was subsequently invited to the Australian World Championships; and
WHEREAS, Loyally and enthusiastically supported by family, fans, and
friends, the Saratoga Rowing Association's Girls Eight have proven them-
selves to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favorably
on their community; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the Saratoga Rowing Association's Girls Eight upon the
occasion of capturing a gold medal in the Australian World Open Rowing
Championships; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to members of the Saratoga Rowing Association's Girls Eight.

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  • 03 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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