Resolution J6104-2013

Honoring Rachel Garn for being named a Division II State Champion in the steeplechase



  • Jun 20, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 17, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Rachel Garn of Marcellus High School for
being named a Division II State Champion in the steeplechase

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 and
recognize Marcellus High School senior, Rachel Garn, upon  the  occasion
of  being  named  a Division II State Champion in the 2000m steeplechase
with a time of 7:01.12, during a two day track and field meet on June 7,
2014; and
  WHEREAS, Rachel Garn also was ranked 2nd in the Division II 800m  with
a time of 2:13.91; and
  WHEREAS,  Rachel Garn currently holds school records at Marcellus High
School for outdoor track in the 800m, 1500m, 3000m, and the 2000m  stee-
plechase, as well as being a member of 10th school record holding 4x800m
team; and
  WHEREAS,  Rachel Garn has also been selected as an All-CNY athlete for
the past two years in track, as well as  for  Cross-country  and  indoor
track; and
  WHEREAS,  In  addition  to, and as important as her accomplishments on
the track, Rachel Garn is a top student in the  classroom  and  will  be
continuing  her  education  and  running  careers  at Iona College; now,
therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
recognize and honor Rachel Garn upon the occasion of being a Division II
State  Champion  in the 2000m steeplechase, and to recognize her overall
athletic and academic achievements; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Rachel Garn.


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