Resolution J2180-2013

Congratulating the Ichabod Crane Elementary School Odyssey of the Mind Team upon the occasion of capturing first place

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  • Jun 11, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 11, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 5, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  the  Ichabod  Crane  Elementary
School Odyssey of the Mind Team upon the  occasion  of  capturing  first
place at the New York State Competition

WHEREAS,  It  is  the intent of this Legislative Body to commend and pay
tribute to those young people who have inspired and brought pride to our
majestic Empire State by achieving outstanding  success  in  educational
competition; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to  congratu-
late  the  Ichabod Crane Elementary School Odyssey of the Mind Team upon
the occasion of capturing first place at the New York State Competition;
and
  WHEREAS, The Ichabod Crane Elementary School Odyssey of the Mind  Team
took  first  place  in  the New York State Competition; the seven member
team ranged in age from six to 11 years old, and presented  their  crea-
tive  problem  solution on March 23, 2013, in Binghamton to earn the New
York State Championship for Problem One in the Elementary Division; and
  WHEREAS, The team members include: Blanca Payne, Lauren Bertand,  Alex
Regan,  Timothy  Balon, Andrea Payne, Samara Regan and Julen Payne; they
have worked together since September of 2012, developing an eight-minute
skit involving three delivery vehicles; the team  is  coached  by  Laura
Michell-Regan and Maite Ascasibar; and
  WHEREAS,  The Ichabod Crane Elementary School Odyssey of the Mind Team
represented New York State at the World Finals on May  22-25,  2013,  at
Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan; and
  WHEREAS, The Odyssey of the Mind Competition teaches students to learn
creative  problem-solving  methods,  encouraging  individual expression,
imaginative thinking and  team  building  skills  in  order  to  achieve
solutions; and
  WHEREAS,  Poised eagerly with enthusiasm and determined purpose, these
young scholars now stand honorably, with just pride in their accomplish-
ments and in eager anticipation of future challenges, understanding  and
appreciating  the caring counsel and support provided by their teachers,
family and friends; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  the  Ichabod  Crane  Elementary School Odyssey of the Mind
Team upon the occasion of capturing first place at the  New  York  State
Competition,  and  offer them its best wishes for a future of purposeful
success and well-being; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Ichabod Crane Elementary School Odyssey of the Mind Team.

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