J1248

Honoring Danilo Aviles on his designation by the Harvard Club of Long Island as a Distinguished Teacher of 2013

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  • 12 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1248


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Danilo Aviles upon the occasion of his
designation by the Harvard Club of Long Island as a Distinguished Teach-
er of 2013

WHEREAS, Individuals who distinguish themselves in their profession and
in service to their community merit the highest commendation; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, this Legislative Body is justly
proud to honor Danilo Aviles upon the occasion of his designation by the
Harvard Club of Long Island as a Distinguished Teacher of 2013; and
WHEREAS, Mineola resident Danilo Aviles has been named a Distinguished
Teacher of 2013 by the Harvard Club of Long Island; he was honored at
the Harvard Club of Long Island's Annual University Relations Lunch held
on April 7, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The Harvard Club of Long Island's awards recognize people who
transform the future; dedicated teachers such as Danilo Aviles expend
unfathomable amounts of time and energy on their students day after day
and year after year; and
WHEREAS, Danilo Aviles, who has taught at Wantagh High School (WHS)
for eight years, teaches High School Baud, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Pit
Band and Percussion Ensemble; he also designs marching field shows and
composes original percussion works for the Percussion Ensemble; and
WHEREAS, Danilo Aviles earned a bachelor's degree in music performance
from Brooklyn College and a master's degree in music education from
Hofstra University after touring with the Chico Freeman Band to Lithua-
nia and Spain; and
WHEREAS, Since he began teaching at Wantagh High School, Danilo Aviles
has composed eight original compositions for the WHS Percussion Ensemble
and has custom designed seven field shows for the WHS Marching Band; and
WHEREAS, Danilo Aviles is, in addition, the founder and captain of the
more than 150 member Mineola Bike Club; he is a key member of the club's
racing team and is nationally ranked in second place in his category;
and
WHEREAS, Danilo Aviles has made a huge difference at Wantagh High
School by enriching students' lives and helping them grow through music;
and
WHEREAS, Danilo Aviles truly merits recognition by the Harvard Club of
Long Island as a Distinguished Teacher of 2013; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Danilo Aviles upon the occasion of his designation by the
Harvard Club of Long Island as a Distinguished Teacher of 2013; and be
it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Danilo Aviles.

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