- May 8, 2012: ADOPTED
- May 8, 2012: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
- May 1, 2012: REFERRED TO FINANCE
LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating McKenzie Martin upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most presti gious of Girl Scouting honors WHEREAS, McKenzie Martin is a member of Deposit, New York Girl Scouts of America Troop 30210 affiliated with the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways council; and WHEREAS, McKenzie Martin, a Senior at Deposit Central School, has, through her diligence and rigorous efforts, achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious honor, the Girl Scout Gold Award; she will be honored at a Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways Young Women of Distinction event in May 2012; and WHEREAS, America has achieved her greatest heights of glory through the dedication, determination and tireless efforts of the outstanding citizens of this nation; and WHEREAS, It is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and WHEREAS, Girl Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to the development of character and leadership in the youth of this nation; and WHEREAS, Since 1980, Senior Girl Scouts in Grades 9-12 have capped their years of achievement in Girl Scouting with the Girl Scout Gold Award; and WHEREAS, In order to earn the Girl Scout Gold Award, a girl must fulfill five requirements; chief among them is the design and completion of a Gold Award Project; this project must build upon the interests of the girl, provide a service to the community, and be of lasting benefit; and
WHEREAS, For her Gold Award project, McKenzie Martin addressed hand icap accessibility at Deposit Presbyterian Church; recognizing that the church's existing ramp did not meet regulation, was too weak and was becoming unstable, she devised a Buy a Nail fundraiser, attaching a nail to a flyer and raising enough funds to have a new, most welcome, ramp installed; and WHEREAS, This outstanding young woman has been involved in Scouting for years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of the necessary achievements; and WHEREAS, McKenzie Martin is a credit to her family, her school, her community, her State and her nation, and no doubt her future will be filled with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations, in recognition of the significance of this meritorious achievement, to congratulate and honor McKenzie Martin upon the occasion of her desig nation as the recipient of a Girl Scout Gold Award; and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran smitted to McKenzie Martin.