Resolution J2022-2013

Congratulating the 2012-13 Southampton High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team upon the occasion of their outstanding season

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  • May 23, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 23, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 21, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  the  2012-13  Southampton  High
School  Girls  Varsity  Basketball  Team  upon  the  occasion  of  their
outstanding season

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 2012-13 Southampton High School Girls Varsity  Basketball
Team had an outstanding season and a stellar overall record; and
  WHEREAS,  In  addition,  the  Southampton  High  School  Girls Varsity
Basketball Team were back-to-back undefeated league champions, capturing
the 2012 and 2013 Long Island Small Schools and Suffolk County  Class  B
championships; and
  WHEREAS,  The  athletic  talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Head Coach Richard Wingfield and Assistant Coach-
es, Diane Guida and Paris Hodges,  skilled  and  inspirational  mentors,
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 2012-13 Southampton High School Girls
Varsity Basketball Team, from the opening game of the season to  captur-
ing  the  Long Island Small Schools and Suffolk County Class B champion-
ships, 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,  Head  Coach  Richard  Wingfield and Assistant Coaches, Diane
Guida and Paris Hodges, have 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 Head Coach Richard Wingfield and Assistant Coaches,
Diane Guida and Paris Hodges, and the 2012-13  Southampton  High  School
Girls Varsity Basketball Team's 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  2012-13 Southampton High School Girls Varsity Basket-
ball Team, its members:  Kesi Goree, Paris Hodges, Cassidy Guida, Carley
Guida, Noel Hodges, Dominique Taylor, Sydney Katz, Rashelle Baker,  Kyra
Richards,  Keynu  Banks, Natece Willis; and Head Coach Richard Wingfield
and Assistant Coaches, Diane Guida and Paris Hodges on their outstanding
season, overall team record and capturing the Long Island Small  Schools
and Suffolk County Class B championships; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted  to  the  members  of  the 2012-13 Southampton High School Girls
Varsity Basketball Team, and to Head Coach Richard Wingfield and Assist-
ant Coaches, Diane Guida and Paris Hodges.

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