Resolution J661-2013

Honoring Michael Brussel upon the occasion of winning the New York State Championship and receiving Honorable Mention in a national Soccer Shoot-out



  • Mar 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 28, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Michael  Brussel on winning honorable
mention in the Elks Area 1 National Soccer Shoot-Out contest

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative  Body  to  recognize  those
talented  individuals, who strive for athletic excellence through rigor-
ous training and mental and physical discipline; 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, a healthy standard of  living,
and 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  Michael Brussel on winning Honorable Mention in the Elks Area
1 National Soccer Shoot-Out contest; and
  WHEREAS, Before competing at the national level, Michael  Brussel  won
First  Place in the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks New York
State Soccer Shoot-Out contest on October 20, 2012, in Poughkeepsie, NY;
this title earned him a ticket to the Elks  Area  1  National  Shoot-Out
contest on November 3, 2012, in Smithfield, Rhode Island; and
  WHEREAS,  At the Elks Area 1 National Shoot-Out contest, Michael Brus-
sel received Honorable Mention in the  Boys  Under  14  division,  after
successfully  competing  against six other state champions from Vermont,
New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island and Massachusetts; and
  WHEREAS, Michael Brussel, a dedicated student at Ray Middle School  in
Baldwinsville,  and  a  member  of  the Syracuse Fusion Soccer Club, has
received additional accolades for his hard work, including  being  named
Offensive  Most  Valuable Player for his Baldwinsville Bees soccer team;
  WHEREAS, Michael Brussel is always quick to credit his  team  members,
since  no  team can succeed without talent throughout the entire roster;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  and  recognize Michael Brussel for receiving Honorable Mention in
the Elks Area 1 National Soccer Shoot-Out contest; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Michael Brussel.


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