Resolution J2417-2013

Congratulating Zack Bacon upon the occasion of capturing the State Title in the 2013 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wrestling Championships

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  • Jun 18, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 18, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 13, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Zack Bacon upon the occasion of
capturing the State Title in the 2013 New York State Public High  School
Athletic Association Wrestling Championships

WHEREAS,  Excellence  and  success in competitive sports can be achieved
only through strenuous practice, and great personal commitment, nurtured
by dedicated coaching and strategic planning; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those young people within the  State  of  New  York  who,  by
achieving outstanding success in athletic competition, have inspired and
brought pride to their school and community; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to  congratu-
late  Zack  Bacon  upon the occasion of capturing the State Title in the
2013 New York State Public High School  Athletic  Association  Wrestling
Championships,  winning  in  the D2 220lb championship bout on Saturday,
February 23, 2013, at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York; and
  WHEREAS, The son of Kim and Larry Bacon, Zack Bacon  is  a  senior  at
Hornell Senior High School; and
  WHEREAS,  Zack Bacon's 1-0 win at the State Championships completed an
undefeated season with a record of 44-0; he ends his high school wrestl-
ing career with an impressive record of 152-28; and
  WHEREAS, Zack Bacon's overall record is outstanding, and he  has  been
loyally  and enthusiastically supported by family, fans, friends and the
community at large; and
  WHEREAS, Zack Bacon is a three-time LCAA Champion, three-time  Hornell
Most  Outstanding  Wrestler, three-time Section V Class B Champion, two-
time State qualifier Champion, and one-time State runner-up; he is  also
a  two-time  1st  Team all Greater Rochester Selection and was chosen as
Co-Wrestler of the Year with a schoolmate; and
  WHEREAS, Zack Bacon will graduate making history as his school's  only
athlete  to be a State Title Champion in two sports, wrestling and foot-
ball; he has won three State Titles in football as well; and
  WHEREAS, This exceptional athlete is also talented in  the  track  and
field  area; in his junior year, Zack Bacon competed in the discus throw
and shot put events, earning his first Sectional title  in  the  discus;
and
  WHEREAS,  Zack  Bacon plans to attend Alfred University, where he will
continue to play football; his intended major is Criminal  Justice,  and
his goal is to enter public service as a New York State Trooper; and
  WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of good sportsmanship,
pride and accomplishment, and Zack Bacon has clearly made a contribution
to  the  spirit  of  excellence which is a tradition of his school; now,
therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  Zack  Bacon upon the occasion of capturing the state title
in the 2013 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Wres-
tling Championships, and to wish him the best  of  luck  in  his  future
endeavors; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Zack Bacon.

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