Resolution J4125-2013

Congratulating the Southampton Mariners Boys Basketball Team upon the occasion of capturing the Long Island Class B Championship

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  • Mar 25, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Mar 25, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 19, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  the  Southampton  Mariners Boys
Basketball Team and Coach Herm Lamison upon the  occasion  of  capturing
the Long Island Class B Championship

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 Southampton Mariners Boys Basketball Team  are  the  Long
Island Class B Champions; and
  WHEREAS,  The  athletic  talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Coach Herm Lamison, a skilled  and  inspirational
tutor,  respected  for his ability to develop potential into excellence;
and
  WHEREAS, The team's overall record, 18-6, 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 Southampton Mariners Boys Basketball
Team, from the opening game of the season to participation in the  cham-
pionship, were a brotherhood 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,  Coach Herm Lamison has 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 Coach  Herm  Lamison  and  all  of  the  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 Southampton Mariners Boys Basketball Team; its members:
Taylor  Sanders,  Nitauke Williams, Shaundell Fishburne, Isaiah Johnson,
Lyle Smith, Andre Franklin, J.J. Sales, Chad Pike, Timmy  Alejo,  Israel
Johnson,  Thomas Beckman, Gene Scott, and Nasies Fulford, and Coach Herm
Lamison, and Assistant Coaches Terry McNamara, Rickey Taylor  and  Louis
O'Neal  on  their  outstanding season and overall team record; and be it
further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the members of the Southampton Mariners Boys Basketball Team,
Coach Herm Lamison, and Assistant Coaches Terry McNamara, Rickey  Taylor
and Louis O'Neal.

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