Resolution J696-2013

Commending Adam Moss on his designation as a Distinguished Finalist in the 18th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program



  • Mar 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 1, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending  Adam Moss, of Rockville Centre, New
York, upon the occasion of his designation as a  Distinguished  Finalist
in the 18th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards 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 exemplify the  ideals  and
values cherished by this great State and nation; and
  WHEREAS,  Adam Moss has distinguished himself as a young man of super-
lative ability, establishing  a  high  standard  of  community  service,
purposefulness  of  life, and sense of responsibility rarely achieved in
youthful years; and
  WHEREAS, Adam Moss, 17, of Rockville Centre, New York, and a senior at
South Side High School in Rockville Centre, has achieved national recog-
nition for exemplary volunteer service by being named a 2013  Prudential
Spirit of Community Distinguished Finalist; and
  WHEREAS, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, created in 1995 by
Prudential  Financial  in  partnership  with the National Association of
Secondary School Principals  (NASSP),  are  designed  to  emphasize  the
importance  our nation places on service to others, and to encourage all
young Americans to contribute to their communities; and
  WHEREAS, As a  Distinguished  Finalist,  Adam  Moss  will  receive  an
engraved bronze medallion; and
  WHEREAS, Adam Moss is the youth ambassador for the Long Island Chapter
of  the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and, having been diagnosed
with juvenile diabetes when he was five years old, he was  motivated  to
raise  more  than  $85,000  leading  a team in the organization's annual
Charity Walk and, through his school's Best Buddies Club, of which he is
the President, he is also a buddy to a boy with Down Syndrome; and
  WHEREAS, The success of the State of New York,  the  strength  of  our
communities, and the vitality of American society depend, in great meas-
ure,  upon  the dedication of young people like Adam Moss, who use their
considerable talents and resources to serve others; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is moved to honor Adam Moss, commending
him for his outstanding record of volunteer  service,  peer  leadership,
and  community  service  and recognizing the value of his labors and the
promise of his future; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations,  with
praise  and  pride,  to  commend  Adam  Moss for his achievements and to
extend to him the best wishes of this Legislative Body for a  future  of
purposeful  success  and  well-being, fully confident of his response to
the challenges of a promising future and appreciative of  the  model  he
represents for all young people of the Empire State; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Adam Moss.


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