Resolution J5633-2013

Honoring Alyssa Diggs upon the occasion of her designation as the 2014 Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year

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  • Jun 3, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 3, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 30, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Alyssa Diggs upon the occasion of her
designation as the 2014 Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize  and  pay
tribute  to  those  young  people within the great Empire State who have
made strong contributions to their communities and  who  serve  as  role
models for their peers; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body  is  justly  proud  to  honor
Alyssa  Diggs  upon  the  occasion  of her designation as the 2014 Mount
Vernon Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year; and
  WHEREAS, This auspicious award is the highest  honor  a  Mount  Vernon
Boys & Girls Club member can receive; it recognizes outstanding contrib-
utions to family, school, community and to the Boys & Girls Club; and
  WHEREAS,  As  a  member  of the Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club, Alyssa
Diggs has  volunteered  during  the  Summer  Program  and  After  School
Program;  she  is  punctual  and  shows  patience,  kindness, leadership
skills, and self-control; she also assists at the Club's front  desk  in
the absence of the Front Desk Coordinator; and
  WHEREAS,  Furthermore, while volunteering in the Education Department,
Alyssa Diggs assists with setting up  classroom  worksheets,  attendance
forms, and maintaining an orderly classroom; and
  WHEREAS,  As  a volunteer with her church, Alyssa Diggs organizes bake
sales, church plays, the Halloween Haunted House fundraiser, and is  the
Assistant  Sunday  School Teacher; she also spearheaded a can food drive
to help the homeless; and
  WHEREAS, Alyssa Diggs has volunteered more than 200 hours  during  the
2013-2014  year,  and  is  now participating in the process of forming a
Keystone Club, working to  raise  funds  for  a  trip  to  the  National
Keystone Conference next year; and
  WHEREAS,  A  hard  worker  with  a true dedication to her school work,
Alyssa Diggs plans to attend the Fashion Institute of  Technology  State
University  of New York in Manhattan upon her completion of high school;
she will major in Fashion Design, and  eventually  pursue  a  career  in
Fashion and Event Planning; and
  WHEREAS,  This  occasion  presents an opportunity for this Legislative
Body to wish Alyssa Diggs continued success throughout her school  years
and beyond; and
  WHEREAS,  It is the custom of this Legislative Body to honor 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; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Alyssa Diggs upon the occasion of  her  designation  as  the  2014
Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Alyssa Diggs.

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