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On Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 4:35 PM, Tiffanie Downs < > wrote:

Good Afternoon

I know you are preparing for graduation, but the Resolution for Carlos is in it is Senate Resolution 2865 of 2017.  As stated, there will be copy of the reso coming to the school for you coach Lakeman.

Text below 

Senate Resolution No. 2865


       CONGRATULATING  student-athlete  Carlos Forde upon
       the occasion of earning an All-American  Certificate
       on May 24, 2017

 WHEREAS,  Individual  and team championships are highly sought after
in high school sports; this  Legislative  Body  commends  rare  athletic
achievements  and  pays  special  recognition  to  those who pursue such
excellence and become examples for the youth of this great Empire State;

 WHEREAS, Athletic competition helps to enhance both  the  moral  and
physical development of young athletes, preparing them for the future by
instilling in them the importance of teamwork, encouraging a standard of
healthy living, and developing a sense of fair play and competition; and

 WHEREAS,   A  standout  lacrosse  player  for  the  Minisink  Valley
Warriors, Carlos Forde was presented an All-American  Certificate  after
the  team's  dominating  win  of  the  2017  Section  IX Class B Section
Championship on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Faller Field Complex  in
Middletown High School; and

 WHEREAS,  In  addition  to  receiving this prestigious honor, Carlos
Forde was recognized for scoring his 200th  goal  during  the  game;  he
finished the season with remarkable career goals; and

 WHEREAS, As a young child, Carlos Forde could often be found hanging
around  the  practice  field  in  Otisville, New York, playing catch and
shooting with the varsity players every chance he could get; today, as a
senior, he has had an exceptional lacrosse  career  at  Minisink  Valley
High School; and

 WHEREAS,  In  2016, Carlos Forde was the only player in section nine
to be voted all-section nine in two categories, attackmen and face  off;
his  season winning percentage of 77%, and his career winning percentage
of 72% are Minisink Valley High School records; and

 WHEREAS, During the 2017 season, Captain Carlos Forde led  his  team
throughout  their  journey as they ended their season with an impressive
15-4 overall record; and

 WHEREAS, After graduation, this extraordinary  athlete  and  student
will  attend  Division I Monmouth University on an athletic scholarship;

 WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by Carlos  Forde  is  due  in
great  part  to  the  efforts  of Head Coach Chad Lakeman, a skilled and
inspirational tutor, respected for his ability to develop potential into
excellence; and

 WHEREAS, Carlos  Forde's  overall  record  is  outstanding;  he  was
loyally  and enthusiastically supported by his family, fans, friends and
the community at large; and

 WHEREAS, Athletically and  academically,  Carlos  Forde  has  proven
himself to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favorably
on his school; and

 WHEREAS,  Head  Coach Chad Lakeman has done a superb job in guiding,
molding and inspiring Carlos Forde towards his goals; and

 WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of  teamwork,  pride
and  accomplishment,  and  Head Coach Chad Lakeman and Carlos Forde 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 student-athlete Carlos Forde upon the occasion  of  earning
an All-American Certificate on May 24, 2017; and be it further

 RESOLVED,  That  copies  of  this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Carlos Forde and Head Coach Chad Lakeman.






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The rules were created in 1794, when a game between the Seneca and Mohawks (tribes) was played.

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The first women's lacrosse game was played in Scotland, 1890.

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In the 1800’s the French started to play lacrosse which tended to “civilize” the game a bit.

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The French, along with the natives were credited for setting the foundations of the game.

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