Resolution J5263-2013

Honoring Awdifa Abdin upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the 2014 Silver Key Award by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers

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  • May 29, 2014: ADOPTED
  • May 29, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 20, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Awdifa Abdin upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the 2014 Silver Key Award  by  the  Alliance
for Young Artists and Writers

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 the  ideals
and values cherished by this great State and Nation; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body  is  justly  proud  to  honor
Awdifa  Abdin  upon  the occasion of her designation as recipient of the
2014 Silver Key Award by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers; and
  WHEREAS, A freshman at Mineola High School, Awdifa Abdin received  the
esteemed  Silver  Key  Award, a Regional Award in the Scholastic Art and
Writing  national  contest  in  which  there  were  more  than   250,000
submissions; and
  WHEREAS,  She  earned  the  Silver  Key Award in the category of flash
fiction for her work entitled "Melodic Medicine" which is about  a  girl
who helps her sister with cancer by playing music; and
  WHEREAS,  Poised  eagerly with enthusiasm and determined purpose, this
scholar now stands honorably, with just pride in her accomplishments and
in eager anticipation of future challenges, understanding and appreciat-
ing the caring counsel and support provided by her teachers, coaches and
parents; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Awdifa Abdin upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of
the 2014 Silver Key Award by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers;
and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Awdifa Abdin.

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