Resolution J6101-2013

Honoring Marcus Hughes upon the occasion of his stepping down as coach of the Cornwall High School Varsity Football Team

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  • Jun 20, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 20, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 17, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring Marcus Hughes upon the occasion of his
stepping down as coach of the Cornwall High School Varsity Football Team

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body  to  commend  athletic
coaches  who  serve  the  youth  of this great Empire State and who have
distinguished themselves and their schools through  outstanding  commit-
ment 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
Marcus  Hughes  upon  the  occasion of his stepping down as coach of the
Cornwall  High  School  Varsity  Football  Team  after  seven  years  of
outstanding service; and
  WHEREAS,  Marcus Hughes was the head coach of the Cornwall High School
Varsity Football Team from 2007 through 2013; and
  WHEREAS, In his seven seasons as head coach,  Marcus  Hughes  was  the
winningest coach in Section 9 with a 67-13 record; and
  WHEREAS,  Coach  Marcus  Hughes  won six Section 9 Class A titles with
Cornwall and led his team to the semifinals of the Class A  state  play-
offs in 2011, 2012 and 2013; and
  WHEREAS,  Respected  as  both  a  coach  and an educator, Coach Marcus
Hughes has been a tremendous  positive  influence  and  responsible  for
turning  boys into men, not only on the football field but off the field
as well; and
  WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his wife, Erin, and his  daugh-
ters, Trenity, Tessa and Tiana, all of whom feel privileged to be a part
of his life and rejoice in his achievements; and
  WHEREAS, Coach Marcus Hughes has clearly had an enduring impact on the
youth of Cornwall High School, as well as on the community-at-large, and
accordingly  merits  recognition  and  applause for his impressive dedi-
cation to others; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Marcus  Hughes upon the occasion of his stepping down as coach of
the Cornwall High School Varsity Football  Team  after  seven  years  of
outstanding service, and to wish him the best of luck in the future; and
be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Coach Marcus Hughes.

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