Resolution J1992-2013

Commending Mawia Elawad of the School of Arts High School in Rochester, New York, upon the occasion of her outstanding scholarship and pursuit of higher education

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  • May 23, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 23, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 20, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending  Mawia  Elawad of the School of Arts
High School in Rochester, New York, upon the occasion of her outstanding
scholarship and pursuit of higher education

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord with
its long-standing traditions honoring the youth of today, and leaders of
tomorrow, whose character and achievements  best  exemplify  ideals  and
values cherished by this great State and Nation; and
  WHEREAS, It is also the custom of this Legislative Body to commend and
pay  tribute  to  those  people who, by achieving outstanding success in
their educational endeavors have  inspired  and  brought  pride  to  our
majestic Empire State; and
  WHEREAS,  Mawia  Elawad  will  graduate  from  the School of Arts High
School in Rochester, New York, in June of 2013, and  will  be  attending
Alfred University in the fall; and
  WHEREAS, An international student from Sudan, Mawia Elawad is a recip-
ient  of  an  acceptance to an excellent institution of higher learning;
she will be the first person in her family to attend college; and
  WHEREAS, Mawia Elawad has so eminently displayed ability,  talent  and
maturity so rarely attained in youthful years; and
  WHEREAS, This occasion presents a unique opportunity for this Legisla-
tive  Body  to commend Mawia Elawad upon the occasion of her outstanding
scholarship and pursuit of higher education; and
  WHEREAS, Recognizing the value of her learning experience, as well  as
the  fruits  of  her dedicated labor, Mawia Elawad now stands with poise
and purpose to face the challenges of an  exciting  and  meaningful  new
experience in higher education; and
  WHEREAS, It is appropriate to celebrate the individual accomplishments
of remarkable students in this great Empire State; and
  WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body  is  justly  proud  to recognize and
applaud Mawia Elawad  on  her  noteworthy  educational  endeavors;  now,
therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Mawia Elawad of the School of Arts High School in Rochester, New
York, upon the occasion of her outstanding scholarship  and  pursuit  of
higher education; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mawia Elawad.

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