Celebrating Killingly Football Champions
HARTFORD — Senator Mae Flexer, D- Killingly, welcomed the entire Killingly High School football team to the Connecticut Senate "> Connecticut Senate Chamber in March to celebrate their achievements throughout the season on and off the field.
After an undefeated season, the Killingly football team won the 2017 Class M High School Championship. They were the only team in Connecticut to go undefeated and were named Eastern Connecticut Conference Champions. They were also finalists for Connecticut Team of the Year and a finalist for Walter Camp All-America Team. In honor of these achievements, Sen. Flexer and Senator Carlo Leone "> Carlo Leone , D-Stamford, both proud Killingly alums, and Representative Danny Rovero, D-Killingly, presented individual players, coaches, and the team with official citations from the Killingly state delegation.
"These young students are role models for their fellow peers and the entire community, not only because of their undefeated record and championship title, but also because of the way they conduct themselves in the face of adversity," Sen. Flexer said. "One of the most inspiring things about this team is seeing how they rallied around their teammate Vasileios 'V.P.' Politis as he battled cancer; a teammate who ultimately recovered and caught a touchdown pass in the championship game. That's just one of the many examples of why this team is so deserving of this recognition. I'm so grateful to have the opportunity to honor them today at the State Capitol in front of my legislative colleagues."
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