Resolution J4333-2013

Honoring Peter Casey upon the occasion of his induction into the Warwick Valley Boys Basketball Hall of Fame by the Warwick Valley Central School District

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  • Mar 31, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Mar 31, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 28, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Peter  Casey upon the occasion of his
induction into the Warwick Valley Boys Basketball Hall of  Fame  by  the
Warwick Valley Central School District

WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body to honor those indi-
viduals whose exceptional athletic prowess leaves an enduring legacy  in
their communities; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body  is  justly  proud  to  honor
Peter  Casey  upon the occasion of his induction into the Warwick Valley
Boys Basketball Hall of  Fame  by  the  Warwick  Valley  Central  School
District;  the  Warwick  Valley High School Boys Basketball Program held
their 5th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday, January  17,
2014; and
  WHEREAS, Peter Casey is a member of the Warwick Valley Boys Basketball
Hall  of Fame Class of 2014; this outstanding athlete's efforts, commit-
ment, and past accomplishments on the hardwood  have  helped  shape  the
history of the Wildcats, Warwick Valley Boys Basketball Team; and
  WHEREAS,  A  1999  graduate of Warwick Valley High School, Peter Casey
was a three-year varsity basketball starter from 1996 to  1999;  he  was
the starting point guard under head coach Gary Vyskocil; and
  WHEREAS,  Peter  Casey  helped  lead  the 1997-98 and 1998-99 teams to
Section IX play-off appearances, and  2nd  place  finishes  in  division
play;  he  also  led the Wildcats all three years in assists, steals and
minutes played; and
  WHEREAS, During the first year of his illustrious high school  basket-
ball  career, Peter Casey was selected as the team's most improved play-
er; he went on to receive the auspicious honor of Most  Valuable  Player
in  his  second  season;  and  during  his  last season, he was not only
elected captain, but also won both Most Valuable Player and Mr.  Basket-
ball awards; and
  WHEREAS,  Known for his outstanding ball handling and passing ability,
Peter Casey was one of the top point guards in  Section  IX  during  his
career; and
  WHEREAS,  His  most well-known basketball moment was scoring a victory
against Middletown High School on his home floor as a  senior,  avenging
his Section IX play-off loss as a junior; and
  WHEREAS, Athletes like Peter Casey provide a tremendous service to the
future  of  our  State and Nation, inspiring generations of student-ath-
letes in their athletic journeys and ensuring  their  success  in  their
future years; and
  WHEREAS,  Peter  Casey has clearly had an enduring impact on the youth
of the Warwick Valley Central School District, as well as on the  commu-
nity-at-large,  and  accordingly merits recognition and applause for his
impressive dedication to others; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Peter  Casey  upon the occasion of his induction into the Warwick
Valley Boys Basketball Hall of Fame by the Warwick Valley Central School
District; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Peter Casey.

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