Resolution J6078-2013

Congratulating the Manhasset High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team and Coach Danielle Gallagher upon the occasion of winning the New York State Class B 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 Manhasset High School Girls
Varsity Lacrosse Team and Coach Danielle Gallagher upon the occasion  of
winning the New York State Class B 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 Manhasset High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team are the
2014 New York State Class B Champions,  after  defeating  Victor  Senior
High  School  11-7 on the campus of SUNY Cortland in Cortland, New York,
on Saturday, June 7, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by this team is  due  in  great
part  to the efforts of Coach Danielle Gallagher, a skilled and inspira-
tional tutor, respected for her ability to develop potential into excel-
lence; and
  WHEREAS, The team's overall record, 19-1, 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  Manhasset High School Girls Varsity
Lacrosse Team, from the opening game of the season to  participation  in
the Championship, were a sisterhood of athletic ability, of good sports-
manship,  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,  Coach  Danielle  Gallagher 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  Danielle  Gallagher  and  these  outstanding
athletes  have  clearly  made a contribution to the spirit of excellence
which is a tradition of their school; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  the  Manhasset  High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team 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 Manhasset High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team, and to
Coach Danielle Gallagher.

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