Resolution J748-2013

Congratulating Unatego High School senior Kevin Thayer upon the occasion of capturing the NYSPHSAA Division II Wrestling Championship

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  • Mar 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 5, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Unatego High School senior Kevin
Thayer upon the occasion of capturing the NYSPHSAA Division II Wrestling
Championship

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize  and  pay
tribute  to  those  young  people  within  the State of New York who, by
achieving outstanding success in athletic competition, have inspired and
brought pride to their school and community; 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,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to  congratu-
late  Unatego  High  School  senior  Kevin  Thayer  upon the occasion of
capturing the NYSPHSAA Division II Wrestling Championship; and
  WHEREAS, A Section IV runner up, Kevin Thayer turned a wildcard  berth
into a Division II 152-pound state championship; he had a 4-0 run during
the  two-day  tournament  on  February  22-23,  2013, at the Times Union
Center in Albany, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Kevin Thayer capped his title run with a  6-5  decision  over
Section  III champion and No. 1 seed Rowdy Prior of Phoenix High School;
and
  WHEREAS, Kevin Thayer's overall record is outstanding; he was  loyally
and enthusiastically supported by family, fans, friends and the communi-
ty at large; and
  WHEREAS, Coach Mike Hamilton has done a superb job in guiding, molding
and inspiring Kevin Thayer toward his goals; and
  WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment,  and  Coach  Mike Hamilton and Kevin Thayer 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 Unatego High School senior Kevin Thayer upon  the  occasion
of  capturing the NYSPHSAA Division II Wrestling Championship; and be it
further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kevin Thayer.

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