Resolution J5735-2013

Honoring Scott Blewett upon the occasion of being named the 2014 Gatorade New York Baseball Player of the Year



  • Jun 10, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 6, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION honoring Scott Blewett of C.W. Baker High School
in Baldwinsville, New York, upon the occasion of being  named  the  2014
Gatorade New York Baseball Player of the Year

WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense of this Legislative Body to recognize those
young individuals within our midst, who strive for athletic and academic
excellence through rigorous training and mental and physical discipline;
  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 C.W.
Baker  High  School  senior,  Scott  Blewett, upon the occasion of being
named Gatorade's 2014 New York Baseball Player of the Year; and
  WHEREAS, This special award recognizes students for their  outstanding
athletic  excellence,  their  high standards of academic achievement and
exemplary character demonstrated both on  and  off  the  field,  and  it
distinguishes  Scott  Blewett as the best high school baseball player in
New York State for the 2013-14 school year; and
  WHEREAS, Scott Blewett, a 6-foot-6, 230-pound right-handed pitcher and
first baseman, is considered one of the top high school  baseball  pros-
pects  in the country; he recently signed a national letter-of-intent to
play baseball at St. John's University; and
  WHEREAS, Scott Blewett finished the overall 2014 season with an ERA of
0.23 and 50 strikeouts in 30 innings pitched; he led  the  Baldwinsville
Bees to a 15-5 record and a berth in the Section III tournament; and
  WHEREAS,  Scott Blewett's impressive overall high school career record
is 21-0; and
  WHEREAS, Scott Blewett was named Class AA Player of the Year  and  the
Central  New  York  Pitcher of the Year as a junior during the 2013 high
school baseball season, and he also is a  Perfect  Game  Preseason  High
School First Team All-America selection; and
  WHEREAS,  In  addition  to, and as important as his accomplishments on
the field, Scott Blewett has maintained an A minus average in the class-
room and has volunteered locally on behalf of  charity  road  races  and
youth baseball programs, as well as dedicating his time assisting elder-
ly individuals in his neighborhood; and
  WHEREAS, Humble in spirit, Scott Blewett always takes his successes in
stride  and  is  quick to credit his fellow team members, as no team can
succeed without talent throughout the entire roster; now, therefore,  be
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Scott Blewett upon the occasion of being named the  2014  Gatorade
New  York  Baseball  Player  of  the  Year, and to recognize his overall
athletic and academic achievements; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Scott Blewett.


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