Congratulating Elizabeth Canfield upon the occasion of receiving the Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Elizabeth Canfield upon the occa-
sion of receiving the Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence

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 best exemplify the ideals
and values cherished by this great State and Nation; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Elizabeth Canfield upon the occasion of receiving the Chancellor's
Award for Student Excellence; and
WHEREAS, The Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence is the highest
student recognition in the State University of New York system; and
WHEREAS, Elizabeth Canfield, a music major at SUNY Oswego, received
her award in a ceremony at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in
Albany, on April 4, 2013; and
WHEREAS, A resident of Fulton, New York, Elizabeth Canfield is a pian-
ist, who co-founded with her twin sister, Evangeline, the Rubenstein
Society for piano enthusiasts at SUNY Oswego; and
WHEREAS, Elizabeth Canfield has performed for numerous audiences,
including the Middle States Showcase, and the Quest Honors Recitals, as
well as during her Senior Recital; and
WHEREAS, In addition to her musical talent, Elizabeth Canfield has
served her community working with children at an Adirondack camp and
co-hosting piano clinics in Pulaski; and
WHEREAS, Elizabeth Canfield was previously selected for a summer study
program at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
where she performed Mozart's Double Piano Concerto with her sister,
Evangeline, and the College-Community Orchestra; and
WHEREAS, Elizabeth Canfield exemplifies the best potential which is
inherent in our most precious resource, our youth; she has brought
enduring honor to her family and her community through her many achieve-
ments; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Elizabeth Canfield upon the occasion of receiving the
Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Elizabeth Canfield.


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