Resolution J1082-2013

Congratulating the Batavia Notre Dame Girls Basketball Team upon the occasion of capturing the NYSPHSAA Class D Championship



  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 3, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  the  Batavia  Notre  Dame Girls
Basketball Team and Coach Dave Pero upon the occasion of  capturing  the
New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D Champion-

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 Batavia Notre Dame Girls Basketball Team are the New York
State Class D Champions; on St.  Patrick's  Day,  March  17,  2013,  the
Fighting  Irish  defeated  Oriskany  by a score of 52- 40 to win the New
York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D  Championship
at Hudson Valley Community College's McDonough Athletic Complex in Troy,
New York; and
  WHEREAS,  The  athletic  talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Coach Dave  Pero,  a  skilled  and  inspirational
tutor,  respected  for his ability to develop potential into excellence;
  WHEREAS, The team's overall record of 23-2  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  Batavia  Notre  Dame  Girls  Basketball
Team,  from the opening game of the season to participation in the cham-
pionship, were a sisterhood of athletic ability, of good  sportsmanship,
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, Coach Dave Pero has done a superb job in guiding, molding and
inspiring the team members toward their goals; and
  WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment,  and Coach Dave Pero 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 Batavia Notre Dame Girls  Basketball  Team,  and  Coach
Dave Pero on their outstanding season and overall team record; and be it
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted  to  the  Batavia  Notre Dame Girls Basketball Team and to Coach
Dave Pero.


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