Resolution J1494-2013

Commending Bellmore-Merrick United Secondary Teachers and paying tribute to Ellen Johanson, who is retiring in June 2013 and will be honored on June 18, 2013

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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  commending  Bellmore-Merrick  United  Secondary
Teachers and paying tribute to Ellen Johanson, who is retiring  in  June
2013  and will be honored at the organization's Annual Awards and Dinner
Dance on June 18, 2013

WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to take note of and
publicly acknowledge organizations and individuals of remarkable  integ-
rity  and  character whose endeavors have enhanced the quality of educa-
tion in this great State; and
  WHEREAS, The result of many individual efforts, the excellence and the
success of the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District are due  in
large  part to the efforts of Bellmore-Merrick United Secondary Teachers
and its members, several of whom are retiring in 2013; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to  commend  the  Bell-
more-Merrick  United  Secondary Teachers organization and to pay tribute
to Ellen Johanson, a Library Media specialist at Calhoun High School, in
recognition of her years of distinguished service to  the  Bellmore-Mer-
rick Central High School District and its students; and
  WHEREAS, Ellen Johanson will be honored at the Bellmore-Merrick United
Secondary  Teachers'  Annual  Awards and Anniversary Dinner Dance, to be
held at the Woodbury Country Club in Woodbury, New  York,  on  June  18,
2013; and
  WHEREAS,  Ellen Johanson has demonstrated an impressive dedication, an
unparalleled devotion and an unremitting enthusiasm for the  quality  of
the  educational  programs and opportunities offered by the district for
the benefit of its faculty and students,  as  well  as  for  the  entire
community; and
  WHEREAS,  In completing her service, Ellen Johanson leaves behind more
than bricks and mortar, she leaves behind a legacy to the  residents  of
the  Bellmore-Merrick  Central  High  School  District  community and to
future generations of its students; and
  WHEREAS, On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, Ellen Johanson's family,  friends,
and  colleagues  will  gather  to  honor her and to wish her well in her
retirement; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend  the Bellmore-Merrick United Secondary Teachers organization and
to pay tribute to Ellen Johanson for her  significant  contributions  to
education  in  Bellmore-Merrick, Long Island, and New York State; and be
it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ellen Johanson.

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