Resolution J4368-2013

Congratulating Kevin Shattenkirk upon the occasion of representing his country as a member of the United States Men's Hockey Team

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  • Apr 29, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Apr 29, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 2, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Kevin Shattenkirk upon the occa-
sion of representing his country as a member of the United States  Men's
Hockey Team at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia

WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense of this Legislative Body to extend its full
recognition and grateful tribute to the athletes of New York  State  who
have dedicated their purposeful lives to athletic achievement and proud-
ly represented their great State and Nation in Olympic competition; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant  to such concern and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to  congratu-
late  Kevin Shattenkirk upon the occasion of representing his country as
a member of the United States Hockey Team at  the  2014  Winter  Olympic
Games in Sochi, Russia on February 12-23, 2014; and
  WHEREAS,  Kevin  Shattenkirk,  through  his  remarkable determination,
skill and athleticism was chosen to represent the United States  against
the  best  competition from around the world at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Games; and
  WHEREAS, A key player on defense for Team USA, this outstanding  young
athlete  played  impressively  against  top  competition and contributed
three assists for his team during the six-game tournament; and
  WHEREAS, Kevin Shattenkirk is the son of Patrick and Barbara  Shatten-
kirk  of  New  Rochelle,  New York; after graduating high school, he was
selected for the U.S. Men's National Under-18 Hockey Team where  he  was
named Best Defenseman in 2007; and
  WHEREAS,  This esteemed Olympian then attended Boston University where
he helped lead his team to the 2008-2009 NCAA Division  I  Championship;
he was drafted in the first round to play professionally by the Colorado
Avalanche and currently plays for the St. Louis Blues; and
  WHEREAS,  A role model for all, Kevin Shattenkirk is a talented, dedi-
cated athlete who has brought honor to his  community  and  his  family,
coaches,  and friends who have encouraged his progress and commended his
hard work; and
  WHEREAS, Many will only dream of competing on the world stage; through
his hard work and tenacious spirit, Kevin Shattenkirk has not only  made
his dream a reality, he has also given just cause for his family, commu-
nity and State to be proud of his achievements; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Kevin Shattenkirk upon the  occasion  of  representing  his
country  as  a member of the United States Men's Hockey Team at the 2014
Winter Olympic Games; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kevin Shattenkirk.

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