Resolution J1248-2013

Honoring Danilo Aviles on his 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 Danilo Aviles upon the occasion of his
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 Danilo Aviles upon the occasion of his designation by the
Harvard Club of Long Island as a Distinguished Teacher of 2013; and
  WHEREAS, Mineola resident Danilo Aviles has been named a Distinguished
Teacher of 2013 by the Harvard Club of Long Island; he  was  honored  at
the Harvard Club of Long Island's Annual University Relations Lunch held
on April 7, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, The Harvard Club of Long Island's awards recognize people who
transform  the  future;  dedicated teachers such as Danilo Aviles expend
unfathomable amounts of time and energy on their students day after  day
and year after year; and
  WHEREAS,  Danilo  Aviles,  who has taught at Wantagh High School (WHS)
for eight years, teaches High School Baud, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Pit
Band and Percussion Ensemble; he also designs marching field  shows  and
composes original percussion works for the Percussion Ensemble; and
  WHEREAS, Danilo Aviles earned a bachelor's degree in music performance
from  Brooklyn  College  and  a  master's degree in music education from
Hofstra University after touring with the Chico Freeman Band to  Lithua-
nia and Spain; and
  WHEREAS, Since he began teaching at Wantagh High School, Danilo Aviles
has composed eight original compositions for the WHS Percussion Ensemble
and has custom designed seven field shows for the WHS Marching Band; and
  WHEREAS, Danilo Aviles is, in addition, the founder and captain of the
more than 150 member Mineola Bike Club; he is a key member of the club's
racing  team  and  is nationally ranked in second place in his category;
and
  WHEREAS, Danilo Aviles has made a  huge  difference  at  Wantagh  High
School by enriching students' lives and helping them grow through music;
and
  WHEREAS, Danilo Aviles 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 Danilo Aviles upon  the  occasion  of  his  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 Danilo Aviles.

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