Resolution J5328-2013

Honoring Lauren Perry upon the occasion of being named a semi-finalist in the 2014 United States Presidential Scholar program

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  • May 29, 2014: ADOPTED
  • May 29, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 22, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Wheatley  High  School student Lauren
Perry upon the occasion of being  named  a  semi-finalist  in  the  2014
United States Presidential Scholar program

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
Lauren  Perry  upon  the  occasion of being named a semi-finalist in the
2014 United States Presidential Scholar program; and
  WHEREAS, Now in its 50th year, the United States Presidential  Scholar
program  was  established by executive order of the President, to recog-
nize and honor some of our nation's most distinguished  graduating  high
school  seniors; scholars are selected on the basis of superior academic
and artistic achievements, strong character, and involvement in communi-
ty and school activities; and
  WHEREAS, A senior at Wheatley High School, Lauren Perry was named  one
of 565 semifinalists in the 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program; she
was  selected from more than 4,000 candidates on the basis of her excep-
tional academic achievements and outstanding contributions to her commu-
nity; and
  WHEREAS, Lauren Perry has distinguished herself as a  young  woman  of
superlative  ability,  talent,  and  maturity, establishing standards of
excellence and achievement, purposefulness of life,  and  responsibility
rarely achieved in youthful years; and
  WHEREAS,  An  outstanding  role model for her classmates, Lauren Perry
has brought honor to her family, school, and community by achieving this
prestigious honor; 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
commend Wheatley High School student Lauren Perry upon the  occasion  of
being named a semi-finalist in the 2014 United States Presidential Scho-
lar  program, and to wish her continued success in her future endeavors;
and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Lauren Perry.

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