Resolution J1409-2013

Commending Morgan Olson upon the occasion of 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  Morgan  Olson  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
Morgan Olson 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;  students and educators are selected as
overall winners for their dedication to service in their schools, commu-
nity, and local YMCA; and
  WHEREAS, Morgan Olson, a junior at Guilderland High  School,  is  very
involved  in  the Best Buddies Club which facilitates the interaction of
high school students with special needs students; and
  WHEREAS, Morgan Olson also trains dogs to  be  therapy  dogs,  and  is
involved in the International Club; and
  WHEREAS,  Morgan  Olson devotes Sunday afternoons to her true passion,
volunteering at the Teresian House, where she helps the residents on the
Dementia/Alzheimer's floor; fluent in  Sign  Language,  she  created  an
activity that engages the residents in using their minds and bodies; and
  WHEREAS,  With  her  sense of civic duty and her commitment to others,
Morgan Olson 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 Morgan Olson 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 Morgan Olson.

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