Resolution J5860-2013

Commending Frederick Parola upon the occasion of his designation as winner of the Jerusalem Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, American History Essay Contest

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  • Jun 17, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 17, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 12, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION commending Frederick Parola upon the occasion of
his designation as winner of the Jerusalem Chapter of the National Soci-
ety of the Daughters of the American Revolution, American History  Essay
Contest on May 9, 2014

WHEREAS,  It  is  the intent of this Legislative Body to commend and pay
tribute to those young people who, by achieving outstanding  success  in
educational competition, have inspired and brought pride to our majestic
Empire State; and
  WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body is justly proud to commend Frederick
Parola upon the occasion of his designation as winner of  the  Jerusalem
Chapter  of  the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revo-
lution, American History Essay Contest; he was honored at the  Chapter's
annual luncheon on Friday, May 9, 2014, in Wantagh, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  For more than a century, the members of the National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) have  dedicated  themselves
to historical preservation, promotion of education, and encouragement of
patriotic endeavor; and
  WHEREAS,  Each year, the New York State organization of NSDAR provides
young people with an opportunity to think creatively about our  nation's
great  history and learn about history in a new light through its Ameri-
can History Essay Contest; and
  WHEREAS, Frederick Parola is an 8th grade student  at  Wantagh  Middle
School in Wantagh, New York, with a passion for history; and
  WHEREAS,  This  esteemed  young  man  was  awarded  a silver medal and
certificate for his essay about the lives of children during the  Ameri-
can   Revolution;   his  composition  told  the  story  of  a  fictional
14-year-old boy taking on adult responsibilities when his father  leaves
to join the Continental Army; and
  WHEREAS,  With  his  sense  of  civic pride and his desire to achieve,
Frederick Parola represents the best development of the potential  which
is inherent in our most precious resource, our youth; and
  WHEREAS,  Poised  eagerly with enthusiasm and determined purpose, this
scholar now stands honorably, with just pride in his accomplishments and
in eager anticipation of future challenges, understanding and appreciat-
ing the caring counsel and support provided by his teachers and parents;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend  Frederick Parola upon the occasion of his designation as winner
of the Jerusalem Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the
American Revolution, American History Essay Contest; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Frederick Parola.

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