Resolution J1247-2013

Honoring Nkenge Gilliam on her designation by the Harvard Club of Long Island as a Distinguished Teacher of 2013

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  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 17, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 12, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION honoring Nkenge Gilliam upon the occasion of her
designation by the Harvard Club of Long Island as a Distinguished Teach-
er of 2013

WHEREAS, Individuals who distinguish themselves in their profession  and
in service to their community merit the highest commendation; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant  to  such concern, this Legislative Body is justly
proud to honor Nkenge Gilliam upon the occasion of  her  designation  by
the Harvard Club of Long Island as a Distinguished Teacher of 2013; and
  WHEREAS,  She  was honored at the Harvard Club of Long Island's annual
University Relations Lunch on April 7, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, The Harvard Club of Long Island's awards recognize people who
transform the future; dedicated teachers such as Nkenge  Gilliam  expend
unfathomable  amounts of time and energy on their students day after day
and year after year; and
  WHEREAS, Nkenge Gilliam, who earned a Bachelor of Arts  degree  and  a
Master  of Arts degree in history from SUNY Stony Brook, has taught U.S.
History for 15 years and also  serves  as  Elmont  High  School's  Model
United   Nations  Program's  Co-Advisor;  Advisor  of  Students  Against
Destructive Decisions; and Advisor of the MSG Varsity Media Club, a high
school sports television network; and
  WHEREAS, Nkenge Gilliam is, in addition, a  Member  of  the  Board  of
Highlighting  Success,  Inc., a community-based organization which works
diligently to expand opportunities for young people; and
  WHEREAS, Nkenge Gilliam truly merits recognition by the  Harvard  Club
of Long Island as a Distinguished Teacher of 2013; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Nkenge Gilliam upon the  occasion  of  her  designation  by  the
Harvard  Club  of Long Island as a Distinguished Teacher of 2013; and be
it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Nkenge Gilliam.

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