Resolution J1488-2013

Congratulating Jane Jordan upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award

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  • Apr 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 30, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 25, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Jane Jordan upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most  prestigious
of Scouting honors, on May 10, 2013

WHEREAS,  Jane  Jordan,  through her diligence and rigorous efforts, has
achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious honor, the  Girl  Scout
Gold Award; the ceremony will be held on Friday, May 10, 2013, at McKen-
na Elementary School in Massapequa Park, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Jane Jordan is a member of Girl Scouts of America Troop 2028,
Massapequa, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  America  has  achieved her greatest heights of glory through
the dedication, determination and tireless efforts  of  the  outstanding
citizens of this Nation; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our
youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and
  WHEREAS, The Girl Scouts of America and its members are  dedicated  to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;
and
  WHEREAS,  Since  1980,  Senior  Girl Scouts have capped their years of
achievement in Girl Scouting with the Girl Scout Gold Award; and
  WHEREAS, In order to earn the Girl  Scout  Gold  Award,  a  girl  must
fulfill five requirements; chief among them is the design and completion
of  a  Gold Award Project; this project must build upon the interests of
the girl, provide a service to the community, and be of lasting benefit;
and
  WHEREAS, For her project, Jane Jordan collaborated  with  the  Special
Education  Parent  Teacher  Association,  and  a  special education math
teacher from Massapequa High School to design a new forum  to  reinforce
math curriculum using technology that children use on a daily basis; and
  WHEREAS,  This  outstanding  young woman has been involved in Scouting
for years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of the
necessary achievements; and
  WHEREAS, Jane Jordan is a credit to her family, her school, her commu-
nity, her State and her Nation, and no doubt her future will  be  filled
with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative Body pause in its deliberations, in
recognition of the significance  of  this  meritorious  achievement,  to
congratulate  and honor Jane Jordan upon the occasion of her designation
as recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of thus Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jane Jordan.

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