J5474

Congratulating the Manhasset Boys Varsity Hockey upon the occasion of capturing the New York State Hockey Championship

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J5474


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Manhasset High School Boys
Varsity Hockey Team and Coaches Kevin Smith and Mike O'Gara upon the
occasion of capturing the New York State Hockey 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, The Manhasset High School Boys Varsity Hockey Team captured
the New York State Hockey Championship with a hard fought 6-3 victory
over Lynbrook High School on Sunday, March 2, 2014; and
WHEREAS, In 2014, the Manhasset Indians Hockey Team qualified for
States for the first time in the team history; after persevering through
many difficult and exciting tournament games, they have emerged victori-
ous; and
WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Coaches Kevin Smith and Mike O'Gara, skilled and
inspirational tutors, 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 Manhasset High School Boys Varsity Hock-
ey Team, from the opening game of the season to participation in the
championship, were a brotherhood of athletic ability, of good sportsman-
ship, 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
WHEREAS, Coaches Kevin Smith and Mike O'Gara have done a superb job in
guiding, molding and inspiring the team members towards winning the New
York State championship; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, and Coaches Kevin Smith and Mike O'Gara and these
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 Manhasset High School Boys Varsity Hockey Team and
Coaches Kevin Smith and Mike O'Gara on their outstanding season and
overall team record; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Manhasset High School Boys Varsity Hockey Team and the
aforementioned coaches.

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  • 23 / May / 2014
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 29 / May / 2014
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 29 / May / 2014
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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