Resolution J2630-2013

Honoring Fort Ann High School baseball player Joe Foran upon the occasion of surpassing several New York State high school records

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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 Fort Ann High School baseball player Joe
Foran upon the occasion of surpassing several New York State high school
records

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, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Fort
Ann  High School baseball player Joe Foran upon the occasion of surpass-
ing several New York State high school records; and
  WHEREAS, In a 9-0 Fort Ann triumph over Whitehall on April  23,  2013,
Joe  Foran  singled  in  the  fifth inning to eclipse the record of Fort
Plain's Adam Cutspec for the all-time lead on the Section II  hits  list
with 189; and
  WHEREAS,  Joe  Foran has been starting since the seventh grade when he
helped lead the Fort Ann Cardinals to the Section II Class D  title;  he
will play for the Siena Saints in the fall; and
  WHEREAS,  Joe Foran's final statistics are all New York State records,
they include: hits (208); RBI (205); and runs (235); and
  WHEREAS, Joe Foran's overall record is outstanding; he was loyally and
enthusiastically supported by family, fans, friends and the community at
large; and
  WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, and Joe Foran 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
honor Fort Ann High School baseball player Joe Foran upon  the  occasion
of  surpassing  several  New  York  State high school records; and be it
further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Joe Foran.

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