Resolution J857-2013

Honoring Dr. Stephanie Polowe upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the 2013 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award

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  • Mar 19, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 19, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 14, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring Dr. Stephanie Polowe upon the occasion
of her designation as recipient of  the  2013  Four  Presidents  Distin-
guished Public Service Award by the Rochester Institute of Technology

WHEREAS,  Individuals  who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
  WHEREAS, Dr. Stephanie Polowe has given not only of her time and ener-
gies but also of her competence, intelligence and leadership and  conse-
quently has been designated for special honor; and
  WHEREAS,  This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Dr. Stephanie
Polowe upon the occasion of her designation as  recipient  of  the  2013
Four  Presidents  Distinguished  Public  Service  Award by the Rochester
Institute of Technology; and
  WHEREAS, The prestigious Four Presidents Award recognizes  members  of
the  faculty or staff of the university who have dedicated themselves to
improving their community through public service; and
  WHEREAS, Dr. Stephanie Polowe represented the  16th  district  of  the
Monroe  County legislature for more than a decade, serving her constitu-
ents with great dedication and sincere commitment; she also  worked  for
the  people  of  Irondequoit  through  her service on its Town Board and
School Board; and
  WHEREAS, Furthermore, Dr. Stephanie Polowe was  a  candidate  for  the
United States House of Representatives; and
  WHEREAS, Dr. Stephanie Polowe has been deeply involved in her communi-
ty  outside  of  her  service  as an elected official, working with such
organizations as the Citizens for the Preservation of  St.  Paul  Boule-
vard, the ONWATCH neighborhood watch group, the Summerville Presbyterian
Church  and  Rotary  International, which holds special significance for
her; and
  WHEREAS, She has had a distinguished career in education, both in  the
Rochester  City  School District and at the Rochester Institute of Tech-
nology; currently, she serves as a Professor at the  University  in  the
Cultural and Creative Studies Department; and
  WHEREAS,  Dr.  Polowe is a past national president of her professional
organization, the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf; and
  WHEREAS, Dr. Stephanie Polowe has shown her deep passion for education
and public service through her work on the BOCES I Board,  as  President
of  the  Monroe County School Boards Association, and as a member of the
New York State Commissioner of Education Richard Mills' Advisory Commit-
tee; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Dr. Stephanie Polowe  has  displayed
throughout her life; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Dr. Stephanie Polowe upon  the  occasion  of  her  designation  as
recipient of the 2013 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award
by the Rochester Institute of Technology; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dr. Stephanie Polowe.

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