Resolution J1389-2013

Commending Rachael Gray on being honored at the Capital District YMCA's 16th Annual Student and Educator Awards Breakfast on April 30, 2013

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  • Apr 23, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 23, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 19, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending  Rachael  Gray  upon the occasion of
being honored at the Capital District YMCA's  16th  Annual  Student  and
Educator Awards Breakfast on April 30, 2013

WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those young people within the great  Empire  State  who  have
made  strong  contributions  to  their communities and who serve as role
models for their peers; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Rachael Gray upon the occasion of being honored at the Capital  District
YMCA's  16th  Annual  Student  and Educator Awards Breakfast on Tuesday,
April 30, 2013, at the Appel Inn, Guilderland, New York; and
  WHEREAS, This honor recognizes high school students and educators from
Guilderland, Voorheesville, Berne-Knox-Westerlo, Bethlehem, and  Ravena-
Coeymans-Selkirk  High Schools; 15 students and 3 educators are selected
as overall winners for their dedication to  service  in  their  schools,
community, and local YMCA; and
  WHEREAS,  Rachael  Gray  is  a  junior  at Bethlehem High School; this
exceptional young woman plays the piano and the guitar and is very dedi-
cated in giving back to both her school and her community; and
  WHEREAS, She is a very active student inside and  outside  of  school;
she volunteers in a Learn to Skate Program for the Albany Figure Skating
Club and, in addition, has volunteered at Habitat for Humanity, and as a
Youth  Teachers  Assistant  at the Smithsonian summer camp in Washington
D.C.; and
  WHEREAS, This past summer Rachael Gray participated in  the  community
service project SOUL Surfers Program at a California YMCA Camp; and
  WHEREAS,  With  her  sense of civic duty and her commitment to others,
Rachael Gray represents the best development of the potential  which  is
inherent in our most precious resource, our youth; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the practice of this Legislative Body that when indi-
viduals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all  the  citizens  of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Rachael Gray upon the occasion of being honored at  the  Capital
District  YMCA's  16th Annual Student and Educator Awards Breakfast; and
be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Rachael Gray.

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