Congratulating Ciera Cole upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Silver Award

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Resolution Details

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Ciera Cole upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Silver Award, the most presti-
gious of Cadette Scouting honors, on May 21, 2013

WHEREAS, Ciera Cole, through her diligence and rigorous efforts, has
achieved Cadette Scouting's highest honor, the Girl Scout Silver Award;
the ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Elmira College,
Elmira, New York; and
WHEREAS, Ciera Cole is a member of Girl Scouts of America Troop 40405,
Montour Falls, New York; and
WHEREAS, Girl Scouting has cultivated in our Nation's young people the
goals of building solid values of sisterhood and the importance of work-
ing with others, stimulating both mind and body, instilling pride, and
encouraging community service and success; and
WHEREAS, Girl Scouting has expanded the horizons of the countless
hundreds of thousands who have participated in Scouting programs which
have made Scouting an American and international institution; 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, Ciera Cole completed a Silver Award community service project
which she planned, developed and executed; for her project, this exem-
plary Girl Scout worked with the director of the Odessa Century 21 After
School Program creating buttons to be worn once a month in an effort to
eliminate bullying; and
WHEREAS, In addition, Ciera Cole gathered donated stuffed animals to
put in a treasure box as a reward for those students who wore their
button; and
WHEREAS, The Silver Award is earned over a two-year period; it is
tangible evidence of Ciera Cole's high character and commitment, and is
a harbinger of her future service to her community, New York State and
our Nation; 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 Ciera Cole upon the occasion of her designation
as recipient of the Girl Scout Silver Award; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ciera Cole.


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