- May 8, 2012: ADOPTED
- May 8, 2012: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
- May 4, 2012: REFERRED TO FINANCE
LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Cody Ryan upon the occasion of receiving a 2012 State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to honor the youth of today, and leaders of tomorrow, whose character and achievements exem plify the ideals and values cherished by this great State and nation; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Cody Ryan, of Bethpage, New York, upon the occasion of receiving a 2012 State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence; and WHEREAS, A student at Nassau Community College, Cody Ryan is a young man of singular distinction and superlative abilities who has estab lished a high standard of academic excellence and purposefulness of life rarely achieved in youthful years; and WHEREAS, The Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence was created in to recognize State University students who have integrated academic excellence with outstanding accomplishments in the areas of leadership, athletics, community service, creative and performing arts, or career achievement; and WHEREAS, Poised eagerly with enthusiasm and determined purpose, Cody Ryan now stands honorably, with just pride in his accomplishments and in eager anticipation of future challenges, understanding and appreciating the caring counsel and support provided by his teachers, friends and family; and WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when young people of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to honor Cody Ryan upon the occasion of receiving a 2012 State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence, and to extend to him its best wishes for a future of purposeful success and well-being, fully confident of his response to a promising future and appreciative of the model he represents for all aspiring young people of the Empire State; and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran smitted to Cody Ryan.