WHEREAS, after 23 years, Jack Daniels has retired as head coach of the Panthers football team at W.T. Dwyer High School; and
WHEREAS, in 1999, the Panthers football team began a 15-year streak of playoff appearances and were state semifinalists from 2008 - 2011; and
WHEREAS, Coach Daniels guided the Panthers to Dwyer’s first-ever state title in 2009; and
WHEREAS, in 2013, the Panthers finished a perfect 15-0 season with their second state title; and
WHEREAS, during his tenure, Coach Daniels sent more than 100 players to college programs and seven players to the NFL; and
WHEREAS, under the leadership of Coach Daniels, the Dwyer Panthers won 234 games, appeared in 19 playoffs, won two state titles, and never had a losing season; and
WHEREAS, in addition to his coaching acumen, Mr. Daniels is recognized as an outstanding teacher in the Exceptional Education Program at W.T. Dwyer High School; and
WHEREAS, having attended North Palm Beach Elementary School and residing in the Village through his high-school years, North Palm Beach is Jack Daniels’ hometown; and
WHEREAS, Jack Daniels has dedicated his career to fostering excellence in youth sports and academics; and
WHEREAS, the Village Council wishes to acknowledge and publicly commend Jack Daniels for his valued services rendered in the public interest.
NOW, THEREFORE, on this 9th day of May, 2019, the Village Council of the Village of North Palm Beach, Florida, hereby presents this Commendation to Jack Daniels.
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