Resolution J1498-2013

Commending Bellmore-Merrick United Secondary Teachers and paying tribute to Philip J. Katz, who is retiring in June 2013 and will be honored on June 18, 2013

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  • Apr 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 30, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 25, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending  Bellmore-Merrick  United  Secondary
Teachers and paying tribute to Philip J. Katz, who is retiring  in  June
2013  and will be honored at the organization's Annual Awards and Dinner
Dance on June 18, 2013

WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to take note of and
publicly acknowledge organizations and individuals of remarkable  integ-
rity  and  character whose endeavors have enhanced the quality of educa-
tion in this great State; and
  WHEREAS, The result of many individual efforts, the excellence and the
success of the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District are due  in
large  part to the efforts of Bellmore-Merrick United Secondary Teachers
and its members, several of whom are retiring in 2013; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to  commend  the  Bell-
more-Merrick  United  Secondary Teachers organization and to pay tribute
to Philip J. Katz, Social Studies Teacher  at  Mepham  High  School,  in
recognition  of  his years of distinguished service to the Bellmore-Mer-
rick Central High School District and its students; and
  WHEREAS, Philip J. Katz will be honored at the Bellmore-Merrick United
Secondary Teachers' Annual Awards and Anniversary Dinner  Dance,  to  be
held  at  the  Woodbury  Country Club in Woodbury, New York, on June 18,
2013; and
  WHEREAS, Philip J. Katz has demonstrated an impressive dedication,  an
unparalleled  devotion  and an unremitting enthusiasm for the quality of
the educational programs and opportunities offered by the  district  for
the  benefit  of  its  faculty  and  students, as well as for the entire
community; and
  WHEREAS, In completing his service, Philip J. Katz leaves behind  more
than  bricks  and  mortar, he leaves behind a legacy to the residents of
the Bellmore-Merrick Central  High  School  District  community  and  to
future generations of its students; and
  WHEREAS,  On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, Philip J. Katz's family, friends,
and colleagues will gather to honor him and to  wish  him  well  in  his
retirement; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Bellmore-Merrick United Secondary Teachers organization  and
to  pay  tribute  to Philip J. Katz for his significant contributions to
education in Bellmore-Merrick, Long Island, and New York State;  and  be
it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Philip J. Katz.

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