Resolution J3036-2013

Honoring Carol Barkalow upon the occasion of her induction into the Shenendehowa Hall of Distinguished Alumni

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  • May 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 30, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 24, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION honoring Carol Barkalow upon the occasion of her
induction into the Shenendehowa Central School District Hall of  Distin-
guished Alumni

WHEREAS,  The  State  of New York takes great pride in acknowledging its
esteemed residents who have distinguished themselves in their community;
and
  WHEREAS, Carol Barkalow will be inducted into the Shenendehowa Central
School District Hall of Distinguished Alumni as part of the first  class
of  inductees during the Shenendehowa Educational Foundation's Green and
White Gala to be held at the Hilton Garden Inn on June 8, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, Carol graduated from Shenendehowa High School in 1976; and
  WHEREAS, She immediately entered the United States  Military  Academy;
and
  WHEREAS, Carol was part of the first group of females admitted to West
Point; and
  WHEREAS, She was one of 119 women cadets in the first class and one of
only 62 women who finished to graduate in 1980; and
  WHEREAS,  Carol authored a book about her glass ceiling-breaking expe-
rience, titled IN THE MEN'S HOUSE, which was published in 1990; and
  WHEREAS, She retired in 2002 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel; and
  WHEREAS, Her successful and ground-breaking military  career  and  her
honorable   service  to  her  country  will  long  inspire  Shenendehowa
students; and
  WHEREAS, Her induction into the Hall  of  Distinguished  Alumni  is  a
lasting and fitting tribute to her legacy; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Carol Barkalow as she is inducted into the  Shenendehowa  Hall  of
Distinguished Alumni; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Carol Barkalow.

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