WHEREAS: Yoshitaka Ando immigrated from Japan to the United States by himself at the age of 15; and
WHEREAS: Yoshitaka Ando graduated from Franklin High School and Bridgewater State College where he was a collegiate football player; and
WHEREAS: Yoshitaka Ando was hired by Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School in 1987 as an Athletic Trainer; and
WHEREAS: For the last 33 years, Yoshitaka Ando has established a venerable standard of care, compassion and leadership for tens of thousands of Lincoln-Sudbury student athletes; and
WHEREAS: Yoshitaka Ando embodied a rare spirit of selflessness and dedication as a role model to our community; and
WHEREAS: Thousands of student-athletes and their families are thankful to Yoshitaka Ando for the positive impact he has had on their lives.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED:
The Board of Selectmen hereby proclaim Saturday, December 14, 2019 as “Yoshitaka Ando Day” in the Town of Sudbury.
Signed this 10th day of December in the year two thousand and nineteen.
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
Daniel E. Carty, Chair
Patricia A. Brown, Vice-Chair
Janie W. Dretler
Jennifer S. Roberts
William J. Schineller