Resolution J4872-2013

Honoring Coach Todd Jones upon the occasion of his retirement as the Wrestling Coach and Athletic Director at Canajoharie High School

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  • May 13, 2014: ADOPTED
  • May 13, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 7, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Coach Todd Jones upon the occasion of
his retirement after 37 years of distinguished service as the  Wrestling
Coach and Athletic Director at Canajoharie High School

WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense  of this Legislative Body to praise notable
athletic coaches who serve the youth of this great Empire State and  who
have  distinguished  themselves  and  their  schools through outstanding
commitment and exemplary athletic achievement; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative  Body  is justly proud to honor
Coach Todd Jones upon the occasion of his retirement after 37  years  of
distinguished  service  as  the Wrestling Coach and Athletic Director at
Canajoharie High School; he will officially retire at the  end  of  this
season; and
  WHEREAS, With his unremitting commitment to excellence, Todd Jones has
earned  the  just respect and admiration of his community, his peers and
the outstanding athletes he has so ably coached; and
  WHEREAS, Under the leadership of  Todd  Jones,  the  Canajoharie  High
School  Wrestling  Team  has had its share of glory, including dozens of
Section 2 finalists, over 300 varsity wins and three trips to the  State
Tournament; and
  WHEREAS, Todd Jones has clearly had an enduring impact on the youth at
Canajoharie  High  School,  as  well  as  on the community-at-large, and
accordingly merits recognition and applause  for  his  impressive  dedi-
cation to others; and
  WHEREAS,  Todd  Jones'  positive  demeanor,  selfless  commitment, and
caring concern have contributed to his enduring success as a  coach  and
mentor; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the practice of this Legislative Body that when indi-
viduals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all  the  citizens  of
this great Empire State; and
  WHEREAS,  This Legislative Body is pleased to have this opportunity to
express its highest admiration for Todd Jones and to wish him  continued
success in all of his future endeavors; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Coach Todd Jones upon the occasion  of  his  retirement  after  37
years  of  distinguished  service  as the Wrestling Coach at Canajoharie
High School, and for his significant  contributions  to  the  uplift  of
youth in New York State; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Coach Todd Jones.

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