Resolution J6052-2013

Congratulating the Queensbury Girls Ski Team on winning the 2014 New York State Nordic Skiing Championship

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  • Jun 20, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 20, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 16, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating the Queensbury Girls Ski Team and
Coaches Bob Underwood  and  Chris  Frielinghaus  upon  the  occasion  of
winning the 2014 New York State Nordic Skiing 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 Queensbury Girls Ski Team  captured  the  2014  New  York
State  Championship  held  on February 24-25, 2014, at Bristol Mountain,
Canandaigua, New York; and
  WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by this team is  due  in  great
part  to  the  efforts  of Coaches Bob Underwood and Chris Frielinghaus,
skilled and inspirational tutors, respected for their ability to develop
potential into excellence; and
  WHEREAS, The team's  overall  record  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 Queensbury  Girls  Ski  Team,  from  the
opening  game of the season to participation in the championship, were a
sisterhood 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,  Coaches  Bob  Underwood  and  Chris  Frielinghaus 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 Bob Underwood and the outstanding athletes on
the Queensbury Girls Ski Team have clearly made a  contribution  to  the
spirit  of  excellence which is a tradition of their school; now, there-
fore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  the  Queensbury  Girls  Ski  Team; its members: Tyra Wynn,
Megan Kellogg, Stephanie Gengel, Eliza Blood, Kim Hanchett, Jen Messina;
and Coaches Bob Underwood and Chris Frielinghaus  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  Queensbury  Girls  Ski  Team and to the aforementioned
coaches.

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