Resolution J2609-2013

Honoring Benjamin Patrick upon the occasion of his designation as 2013 Salutatorian of Amsterdam High School

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  • Jun 20, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 20, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 18, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Benjamin Patrick upon the occasion of
his designation as 2013 Salutatorian of Amsterdam High School

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord with
its long-standing traditions, to honor the  achievements  of  its  young
citizens  and  leaders  of tomorrow, whose character and accomplishments
exemplify the ideals and  values  cherished  by  this  great  State  and
nation; and
  WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body  is  justly  proud to honor Benjamin
Patrick upon the occasion of his designation  as  2013  Salutatorian  of
Amsterdam High School; and
  WHEREAS, Benjamin Patrick, son of Thomas and Jami Patrick, has distin-
guished himself as a young man of superlative ability, talent, and matu-
rity,  establishing standards of excellence and achievement, purposeful-
ness of life, and responsibility rarely achieved in youthful years; and
  WHEREAS, An  outstanding  role  model  for  his  classmates,  Benjamin
Patrick has brought honor to his family, school, and community; and
  WHEREAS,  Benjamin  Patrick  is  graduating  with  an Advanced Regents
Diploma with Honors designation; and
  WHEREAS, In addition, Benjamin Patrick is the  recipient  of  numerous
awards  and  accolades,  some of which include: Presidential Scholarship
Award at Union College, Prudential Spirit Community award, Excellence in
Study of Literature Award, New York State 2012 Scholarship for  Academic
Excellence, and Boys State Attendee; and
  WHEREAS, A member of the National Honor Society, Benjamin Patrick also
participated  in  Math  League,  Independent Language Study, and Master-
minds; he is a member of the Tennis and Bowling Teams, and plays  guitar
and bass; and
  WHEREAS,  Benjamin  Patrick  may stand with pride in his achievements,
experiencing the satisfaction of his labors and the joy  of  his  accom-
plishments, eager to face the challenge of new experiences as he contin-
ues  his  education;  he will attend Union College in the Fall, where he
will major in Biochemistry and Foreign Language; and
  WHEREAS, Benjamin Patrick represents the  potential  inherent  in  our
most  precious  resource, our youth; this Legislative Body is pleased to
honor this young man, recognizing his achievements and  the  promise  of
his future; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Benjamin Patrick upon the occasion  of  his  designation  as  2013
Salutatorian of Amsterdam High School; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Benjamin Patrick.

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