Bill Text: NY J01600 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Congratulating Saajid Chowdhury upon the occasion of being named a National Merit Scholar

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-30 - ADOPTED [J01600 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-J01600-Introduced.html

Senate Resolution No. 1600

BY: Senator THOMAS

        CONGRATULATING  Saajid Chowdhury upon the occasion
        of being named a National Merit Scholar  on  May  8,
        2019

  WHEREAS,  It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord
with its long-standing traditions, to  honor  the  achievements  of  its
young   citizens   and   leaders   of   tomorrow,  whose  character  and
accomplishments exemplify the ideals and values cherished by this  great
State and Nation; and

  WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body  is  justly  proud to congratulate
Saajid Chowdhury upon the occasion  of  being  named  a  National  Merit
Scholar on Wednesday, May 8, 2019; and

  WHEREAS,  The  National  Merit  Scholarship Program, one of the most
prestigious academic recognition programs in the Nation, was established
in 1955, and recognizes through rigorous competitive examinations, those
students  across  the  country  who  demonstrate  exceptional   academic
ability; and

  WHEREAS,  Saajid  Chowdhury was one of 2,500 Merit Scholar designees
chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding  Finalists  in
the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program; and

  WHEREAS,  After  graduating  from  General  Douglas  MacArthur  High
School, Saajid Chowdhury plans to major in theoretical physics; and

  WHEREAS, Saajid Chowdhury, a superb student of singular  distinction
and  superlative  abilities,  has established high standards of academic
excellence and purposefulness of life rarely achieved in youthful years;
and

  WHEREAS, An  outstanding  role  model  for  his  classmates,  Saajid
Chowdhury  has  brought  honor  to his family, school, and community; he
truly embodies diligence, motivation and tenacity,  admirable  qualities
that will serve him well now and into the future; 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
appreciating the caring counsel and support provided  by  his  teachers,
coaches and parents; now, therefore, be it

  RESOLVED,  That  this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Saajid  Chowdhury  upon  the  occasion  of  being  named  a
National Merit Scholar; and be it further

  RESOLVED,  That  a  copy  of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Saajid Chowdhury.
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