J5337

Honoring Ravi Dholakia upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic As...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Ravi Dholakia upon the occasion of his
designation for special recognition by the Orange County Interscholastic
Athletic Association as a 2016 Senior Scholar-Athlete

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 Ravi Dholakia
upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by the
Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as a 2016 Senior
Scholar-Athlete; and
WHEREAS, Academically and athletically, Ravi Dholakia has distin-
guished himself as a young man of superlative ability, talent, and matu-
rity, establishing standards of excellence and achievement, purposeful-
ness of life, and responsibility rarely achieved in youthful years; and
WHEREAS, Ravi Dholakia, a student at Monroe-Woodbury High School in
Woodbury, New York, is ranked 9th in his class with a 98.3 GPA; he
participated in cross country and track; and
WHEREAS, A member of National Honor Society, Ravi Dholakia is also a
member of French Honor Society, pit orchestra, chamber orchestra and
Leadership Empowerment Advocacy; he plans to attend college to major in
quantum physics; and
WHEREAS, Dedicated to his community, Ravi Dholakia enjoys volunteering
his time and energy at Museum Village; and
WHEREAS, An outstanding role model for his classmates, Ravi Dholakia
has brought honor to his family, school, and community; and
WHEREAS, Ravi Dholakia 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, Ravi Dholakia 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 Ravi Dholakia upon the occasion of his designation for special
recognition by the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as
a 2016 Senior Scholar-Athlete, and to wish him well in his future
endeavors; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ravi Dholakia.

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J5353

Honoring Wilfredo Rosario upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by the New York State Office for the Aging on...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Wilfredo Rosario upon the occasion of
his designation for special recognition by the New York State Office for
the Aging on May 10, 2016

WHEREAS, Senior citizens bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to
the increasingly active roles they play in today's society; their past
contributions and future participation are a vital part of, and valuable
asset to, the fabric of community life and activity; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Wilfredo
Rosario upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by
the New York State Office for the Aging at its Annual Senior Citizens
Day Celebration on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at the Hart Theatre Lounge in
The Egg, Albany, New York; and
WHEREAS, Each May, the New York State Office for the Aging pauses to
acknowledge the outstanding contributions made by older citizens during
National Older Americans Month; and
WHEREAS, Members of older generations have helped build and shape our
Nation to be the greatest in the world; they have defended our freedoms
and values to ensure that those who come after them may have better
lives; nowhere in the Nation is the legacy of their efforts more visible
and more a part of the lives of all citizens than here in the State of
New York; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed man has been called upon to contribute his time
and talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has always
given of himself unstintingly; and
WHEREAS, Born in Puerto Rico, Wilfredo Rosario moved to Brooklyn in
1970, during which time he worked as a truck driver for Iberia products
until 1983, when he relocated back to Puerto Rico; and
WHEREAS, In 1988, Wilfredo Rosario began working as a truck driver for
Santi & Son in Pennsylvania before settling, six years later, in Rome,
New York, where he continues to reside today; he is retired from ConMed
after seven years of distinguished service; and
WHEREAS, Since his retirement, Wilfredo Rosario has been actively
involved as a volunteer with the Rome Rescue Mission; whether preparing
meals, assisting with cleanup duties or spending time in fellowship with
the clients, he has a tremendous impact on everyone he meets; and
WHEREAS, Wilfredo Rosario's energy and willingness to help others has
been the cornerstone of his success at the Rescue Mission as well as
within the community-at-large, serving as a continuous reminder of what
spiritual, social, and physical health looks like at any age; and
WHEREAS, In addition, Wilfredo Rosario is an active volunteer at the
Maranatha Church in Rome, and has been helping others in his community
by doing chores for elderly neighbors such as mowing lawns and shoveling
snow; and
WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his wife, Aurea, their nine
children and 15 grandchildren, as well as seven great-grandchildren, all
of whom feel privileged to be a part of his life and rejoice in his
achievements; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Wilfredo Rosario has stood constant
in dignity, good grace and humor; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Wilfredo Rosario has displayed
throughout his life; and
WHEREAS, Wilfredo Rosario, a very active and industrious man, has
inspired and enriched the lives of those he serves through his volun-

teerism, generously sharing the wisdom gained over years of experiencing
life to its fullest; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Wilfredo Rosario upon the occasion of his designation for special
recognition by the New York State Office for the Aging on May 10, 2016;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Wilfredo Rosario.

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    • ADOPTED

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J5352

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Miss Barbara's School of Dance in Buffalo, New York

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Miss
Barbara's School of Dance in Buffalo, New York

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to honor and pay trib-
ute to those organizations whose commitment and creative talents
contribute to the cultural enrichment and entertainment of their commu-
nity and the entire State of New York; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate the 50th Anniversary of Miss Barbara's School of Dance in Buffalo,
New York; and
WHEREAS, Miss Barbara's School of Dance is the longest running Afri-
can-American owned and operated dance school in the city of Buffalo's
history; Barbara D. Glover, owner and director, is a living institution
whose name is synonymous with dance and excellence; and
WHEREAS, Born in Buffalo, New York, Barbara D. Glover has taught,
staged, choreographed, directed and produced shows for numerous civic,
church and community organizations; she has positively impacted the
lives of countless young people who have used her instructions in the
art of dance, charm, grace and patience as a basis for their own
personal achievement; and
WHEREAS, Miss Barbara's School of Dance was established in 1966, in
what was then the Humboldt Branch YMCA; with enrollment continually
increasing through the years, the school moved to several locations
throughout the local community, settling at its current location on Main
Street in December of 2009; and
WHEREAS, This vital institution offers dance training for children and
adults and welcomes students of all ethnic backgrounds; classes are
offered in tap, jazz, African, gymnastics and hip hop; and
WHEREAS, The recipient of numerous awards and accolades, Miss
Barbara's School of Dance was selected in 2002 to perform for Magic
Music Days at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida; in addition, the
school is a member of Buffalo Niagara Partnership and Dance Masters of
America, Inc.; and
WHEREAS, Miss Barbara's School of Dance continues to serve, educate,
train and strengthen the character of its students; the school ignites
dancers' potential one step at a time and gives them opportunities to
grow and develop; and
WHEREAS, The success of Miss Barbara's School of Dance is in direct
correlation to the efforts of its owner, Barbara D. Glover, as well as
its instructors, whose involvement is, and always has been, character-
ized by an impressive commitment, an unbridled enthusiasm, and an uncom-
promising standard of excellence in all endeavors on behalf of the
institution and the community it serves; and
WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion presents an opportunity for this
Legislative Body to recognize and pay tribute to Miss Barbara's School
of Dance; and
WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body that when insti-
tutions of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be recognized and applauded by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Miss Barbara's School of Dance; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Barbara D. Glover, Owner, Miss Barbara's School of Dance,
Buffalo, New York.

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  • 10 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J5351

Congratulating the Irvington High School Girls Cross Country Team on receiving the 2015 Fall Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award by...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Irvington High School Girls
Cross Country Team upon the occasion of their designation as recipients
of the 2015 Fall Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award by the New York
State Public High School Athletic Association

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, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate the
Irvington High School Girls Cross Country Team upon the occasion of
their designation as recipients of the 2015 Fall Scholar Athletic Team
Champion Award by the New York State Public High School Athletic Associ-
ation; and
WHEREAS, Each year, the New York State Public High School Athletic
Association (NYSPHSAA) presents the 2015 Fall Scholar Athletic Team
Champion Award to exceptional high school sports teams who have compiled
the highest overall team average in the state for their respective
sports; and
WHEREAS, The Irvington High School Girls Cross Country Team captured
this prestigious award by posting an outstanding academic average of
99.71; and
WHEREAS, The demanding practice schedule, combined with the ability to
balance that with the requirements of a rigorous academic program, has
paid off with a special honor; it is a credit to the Irvington High
School Girls Cross Country Team's ability to compete at a high level on
the field and in the classroom; and
WHEREAS, Athletically and academically, the team members have proven
themselves to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favor-
ably on their community and school; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, 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 Irvington High School Girls Cross Country Team; its
members: Stephanie Ades, Sarah Boyle, Sydney Cuff, Naomi Gordon, Jayda
Holifield, Zoe Mermelstein, Elizabeth Nutig, Emma Oros, Julia Paparo,
Nicole Radlauer, Claire Song, 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 members of the Irvington High School Girls Cross Country
Team.

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J5350

Congratulating the Irvington High School Boys Soccer Team on receiving the 2015 Fall Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award by the NYS...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Irvington High School Boys
Soccer Team upon the occasion of their designation as recipients of the
2015 Fall Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award by the New York State
Public High School Athletic Association

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, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate the
Irvington High School Boys Soccer Team upon the occasion of their desig-
nation as recipients of the 2015 Fall Scholar Athletic Team Champion
Award by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association; and
WHEREAS, Each year, the New York State Public High School Athletic
Association (NYSPHSAA) presents the Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award
to exceptional high school sports teams who have compiled the highest
overall team average in the state for their respective sports; and
WHEREAS, The Irvington High School Boys Soccer Team captured this
prestigious award by posting an outstanding academic average of 96.67;
and
WHEREAS, The demanding practice schedule, combined with the ability to
balance that with the requirements of a rigorous academic program, has
paid off with a special honor; it is a credit to the Irvington High
School Boys Soccer Team's ability to compete at a high level on the
field and in the classroom; and
WHEREAS, Athletically and academically, the team members have proven
themselves to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favor-
ably on their community and school; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, 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 Irvington High School Boys Soccer Team; its members:
Mark Caldropoli, Henry Canning, Chris Friedlander, Lucas Garcia, Matthew
Giambrone, Henry Green, Joshua Goldberg, Cristian Ishoo, Marc Kletter,
Justin Levin, Lucas Maciel, Henry Monness, Matthew Montaruli, Shivay
Parekh, Daniel Pastarnack, Eric Pastarnack, Evan Pickar, Andres Picon,
Henry Plaut, Max Russell , Zachary Seymour, Mitchell Sloane, Hubert
Yang, Max Ziluck, 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 members of the Irvington High School Boys Soccer Team.

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  • 10 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J5349

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Irvington High School Boys
Cross Country Team upon the occasion of their designation as recipients
of the 2015 Fall Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award by the New York
State Public High School Athletic Association

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, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate the
Irvington High School Boys Cross Country Team upon the occasion of their
designation as recipients of the 2015 Fall Scholar Athletic Team Cham-
pion Award by the New York State Public High School Athletic Associ-
ation; and
WHEREAS, Each year, the New York State Public High School Athletic
Association (NYSPHSAA) presents the Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award
to exceptional high school sports teams who have compiled the highest
overall team average in the state for their respective sports; and
WHEREAS, The Irvington High School Boys Cross Country Team captured
this prestigious award by posting an outstanding academic average of
99.71; and
WHEREAS, The demanding practice schedule, combined with the ability to
balance that with the requirements of a rigorous academic program, has
paid off with a special honor; it is a credit to the Irvington High
School Boys Cross Country Team's ability to compete at a high level on
the field and in the classroom; and
WHEREAS, Athletically and academically, the team members have proven
themselves to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favor-
ably on their community and school; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, 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 Irvington High School Boys Cross Country Team; its
members: George Adams, Toshio Barber, Christopher Brandt, Zachary Brown,
Luke Carmosino, Riley Conklin, Patrick Daly, Aidan Denahy, Bryce Deziel,
William Dwyer, Peter Alexander Eccles, Zachary Gallin, Mikelis Grendze,
Kent Hoyama, Griffin Knapp, Brian Lenz, Ian McClure, Jared McGuire, Ryan
Meng-Killeen, Scott Mitchell, Alex Nakajima-Inglis, Chi Ogilvie, Dylan
Owen, Nicholas Parke, Andrew Sahawneh, Justin Shedrofsky, Kieran Sulli-
van, Justin Tunis, and Jerry Wu, 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 members of the Irvington High School Boys Cross Country
Team.

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    • ADOPTED

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J5348

Congratulating the Irvington High School Field Hockey Team on receiving the 2015 Fall Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award by the NY...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Irvington High School Field
Hockey Team upon the occasion of their designation as recipients of the
2015 Fall Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award by the New York State
Public High School Athletic Association

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, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate the
Irvington High School Field Hockey Team upon the occasion of their
designation as recipients of the 2015 Fall Scholar Athletic Team Cham-
pion Award by the New York State Public High School Athletic Associ-
ation; and
WHEREAS, Each year, the New York State Public High School Athletic
Association (NYSPHSAA) presents the Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award
to exceptional high school sports teams who have compiled the highest
overall team average in the state for their respective sports; and
WHEREAS, The Irvington High School Field Hockey Team captured this
prestigious award by posting an outstanding academic average of 97.42;
and
WHEREAS, The demanding practice schedule, combined with the ability to
balance that with the requirements of a rigorous academic program, has
paid off with a special honor; it is a credit to the Irvington High
School Field Hockey Team's ability to compete at a high level on the
field and in the classroom; and
WHEREAS, Athletically and academically, the team members have proven
themselves to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favor-
ably on their community and school; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, 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 Irvington High School Field Hockey Team; its members:
Christina Bundrick, Lindsay Chafizadeh, Taylor Child, Aine Daly, Cleo
Davidowitz, Emma DeRose, Taryn Grande, Elizabeth Hargraves, Brianna
Havraniak, Melissa Lindsay, Matina Mountroukas, Annelies Parke, Maya
Pickar, Andie Regan, Elizabeth Segreti, Hannah Stack, Nora Tousey-Wyatt,
Jacqueline Wexler, Sarah Yurczak, Stephanie Zandel, 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 members of the Irvington High School Varsity Field Hockey
Team.

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J5347

Congratulating the Irvington High School Girls Indoor Track Team on receiving the 2016 Winter Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award b...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Irvington High School Girls
Indoor Track Team upon the occasion of their designation as recipients
of the 2016 Winter Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award by the New York
State Public High School Athletic Association

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, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate the
Irvington High School Girls Indoor Track Team upon the occasion of their
designation as recipients of the 2016 Winter Scholar Athletic Team Cham-
pion Award by the New York State Public High School Athletic Associ-
ation; and
WHEREAS, Each year, the New York State Public High School Athletic
Association (NYSPHSAA) presents the Winter Scholar Athletic Team Cham-
pion Award to exceptional high school sports teams who have compiled the
highest overall team average in the State for their respective sports;
and
WHEREAS, The Irvington High School Girls Indoor Track Team captured
this prestigious award by posting an outstanding academic average of
99.75; and
WHEREAS, The demanding practice schedule, combined with the ability to
balance that with the requirements of a rigorous academic program, has
paid off with a special honor; it is a credit to the Irvington High
School Girls Indoor Track Team's ability to compete at a high level on
the field and in the classroom; and
WHEREAS, Athletically and academically, the team members have proven
themselves to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favor-
ably on their community and school; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, 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 Irvington High School Girls Indoor Track Team; its
members: Valeria Acosta, Stephanie Ades, Michelle Agovino, Jamie Aron-
son, Sarah Boyle, Suzanne Castaneda, Jillian Conley, Erica Corinaldi,
Leia Correa, Sydney Cuff, Cleo Davidowitz, Ana Delgado, Hayley Hall,
Jayda Holifield, Miranda Jacobsen, Shelby Kaplan, Isabella Kashkin, Nia
Lee, Melissa Lindsay, Zoe Maxwell, Zoe Mermelstein, Elizabeth Nutig,
Hannah Oros, Emma Oros, Julia Paparo, Brianna Pierre, Nicole Radlauer,
Grace Schelp, Abigail Stein, Hwa-Lyang Sugihara, Rachel Weg, Juliana
Zukerman, 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 members of the Irvington High School Girls Indoor Track
Team.

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  • 10 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Irvington High School Boys
Indoor Track Team upon the occasion of their designation as recipients
of the 2016 Winter Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award by the New York
State Public High School Athletic Association

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, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate the
Irvington High School Boys Indoor Track Team upon the occasion of their
designation as recipients of the 2016 Winter Scholar Athletic Team Cham-
pion Award by the New York State Public High School Athletic Associ-
ation; and
WHEREAS, Each year, the New York State Public High School Athletic
Association (NYSPHSAA) presents the Scholar Athletic Team Champion Award
to exceptional high school sports teams who have compiled the highest
overall team average in the state for their respective sports; and
WHEREAS, The Irvington High School Boys Indoor Track Team captured
this prestigious award by posting an outstanding academic average of
99.50; and
WHEREAS, The demanding practice schedule, combined with the ability to
balance that with the requirements of a rigorous academic program, has
paid off with a special honor; it is a credit to the Irvington High
School Boys Indoor Track Team's ability to compete at a high level on
the field and in the classroom; and
WHEREAS, Athletically and academically, the team members have proven
themselves to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favor-
ably on their community and school; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, 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 Irvington High School Boys Indoor Track Team; its
members: George Adams, Anthony Avelino, Brandon Avelino, Toshio Barber,
Josh Blass, Christopher Brandt, Max Buchen, Aldo Bushati, Luke Carmosi-
no, Riley Conklin, Aidan Denahy, William Dwyer, Alex Eccles, Jordan
Gaddy, Zachary Gallin, Kent Hoyama, Jason Kim, Griffin Knapp, Brian
Lenz, Lucas Maciel, David Markowitz, Ian McClure, Jared McGuire, Kumani
McLean, Ben Milan-Polisar, Scott Mitchell, Kody Morris, Jung Won Park,
William Pascal, Andres Picon, John Powers, Brian Puff, Ian Reilly,
Andrew Sahawneh, Justin Shedrofsky, Josef Silvestre, Jerry Wu, 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 members of the Irvington High School Boys Indoor Track
Team.

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Chase Prairie upon the occasion of his
designation for special recognition by the Orange County Interscholastic
Athletic Association as a 2016 Senior Scholar-Athlete

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 Chase Prairie
upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by the
Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as a 2016 Senior
Scholar-Athlete; and
WHEREAS, Academically and athletically, Chase Prairie has distin-
guished himself as a young man of superlative ability, talent, and matu-
rity, establishing standards of excellence and achievement, purposeful-
ness of life, and responsibility rarely achieved in youthful years; and
WHEREAS, Chase Prairie, a student at James I. O'Neill High School in
Highland Falls, New York, is ranked 19th in his class with a 95.27 GPA;
he participated in numerous sports including football, basketball and
baseball, where he served as team captain; and
WHEREAS, A member of National Honor Society, Youth in Government and
the JROTC program, Chase Prairie has also served as Senior Class Presi-
dent and President of the Student to Student Club; and
WHEREAS, An outstanding role model for his classmates, Chase Prairie
has brought honor to his family, school, and community; and
WHEREAS, Chase Prairie 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, Chase Prairie 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 Chase Prairie upon the occasion of his designation for special
recognition by the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as
a 2016 Senior Scholar-Athlete, and to wish him well in his future
endeavors; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Chase Prairie.

actions

  • 05 / May / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 10 / May / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 10 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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