Bill Text: NY J01793 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Congratulating Grace Neary upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most prestigious of Scouting honors

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-06-04 - ADOPTED [J01793 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-J01793-Introduced.html

Senate Resolution No. 1793


        CONGRATULATING  Grace  Neary  upon the occasion of
        receiving the distinguished Girl Scout  Gold  Award,
        the most prestigious of Scouting honors

  WHEREAS,  Grace  Neary,  through her diligence and rigorous efforts,
has achieved Scouting's highest and most  prestigious  honor,  the  Girl
Scout  Gold  Award; the ceremony will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019,
at East Wind Long Island, Wading River, New York; and

  WHEREAS, A resident of Northport, New York, Grace Neary is a  member
of Girl Scouts of America Troop 402; and

  WHEREAS,  America has achieved her greatest heights of glory through
the dedication, determination and tireless efforts  of  the  outstanding
citizens of this Nation; and

  WHEREAS, It is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our
youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and

  WHEREAS, The Girl Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;

  WHEREAS,  Since  1919,  Senior  Girl Scouts have sought to cap their
years in Girl Scouting with the prized  Girl  Scout  Gold  Award,  which
challenges girls to change the world; and

  WHEREAS,  In  order  to  earn the Girl Scout Gold Award, a girl must
complete  a  rigorous  set  of  service,  leadership  development,   and
skill-building  tasks  leading  up  to  the  final  and most challenging
requirement, the design and completion of a Take  Action  Project;  this
project  must  be  an  issue  of interest to the girl and her community,
employ team-based solutions, and educate and inspire others; and

  WHEREAS, For her project, Grace Neary renovated  the  Sunday  School
space for St. Paul's Lutheran Church; and

  WHEREAS,  This outstanding young woman has been involved in Scouting
for years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of the
necessary achievements; and

  WHEREAS, Grace Neary is a credit to  her  family,  her  school,  her
community,  her  State  and  her Nation, and no doubt her future will be
filled with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it

  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations,  in
recognition  of  the  significance  of  this meritorious achievement, to
congratulate and honor Grace Neary upon the occasion of her  designation
as recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award; and be it further

  RESOLVED,  That  a  copy  of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Grace Neary.