Congratulating Linda Winslow upon the occasion of her induction into the Fontbonne Hall Academy Hall of Fame

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  • 24 / Apr / 2013
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
  • 30 / Apr / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Linda Winslow upon the occasion of
her induction into the Fontbonne Hall Academy Hall of Fame

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge
outstanding individuals whose professional lives, personal endeavors and
community service are an example and inspiration to their colleagues,
friends, and family; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Linda Winslow upon the occasion of her induction into the Fontbonne
Hall Academy Hall of Fame; this auspicious occasion will be celebrated
at the Academy's Fleur de Lys Dinner Dance, to be held on Wednesday, May
1, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Fontbonne Hall Academy is an all-girls, private, Roman
Catholic high school in Brooklyn, New York; it was established in 1937
by the Sisters of St. Joseph, and is located within the Roman Catholic
Diocese of Brooklyn; and
WHEREAS, Born in Brooklyn, New York, Linda Winslow attended PS 192,
Montauk Junior High School and FDR High School; she received a Bachelor
of Arts degree in English and then a Master of Science degree in Second-
ary Education from St. John's University; and
WHEREAS, Linda Winslow's first teaching job was at Immaculate Heart of
Mary School, where she taught seventh grade language arts and reading;
she also taught seventh and eighth grade science at Saint Finbar's
School; and
WHEREAS, In September 1984, Linda Winslow joined the English Depart-
ment of Fontbonne Hall Academy; over the past 29 years, she has taught
every level of English that has been offered at the Academy; and
WHEREAS, Linda Winslow became the Chairperson of the English Depart-
ment at Fontbonne Hall Academy in September 1994; she has served as a
mentor to many new English teachers, guiding them along the correct path
to a successful teaching career; and
WHEREAS, Outside the classroom, Linda Winslow has moderated many
extracurricular and co-curricular activities; she has been in charge of
the school newspaper, The Folio; the Academy's literary magazine, Broad-
way Bonnies, a book club, as well as the Hellenic Club; and
WHEREAS, In addition, Linda Winslow has served as a faculty advisor
since she came to Fontbonne Academy, and has also served as a coordina-
tor for the Classes of 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2006, 2009 and currently,
for the Class of 2016; and
WHEREAS, Linda Winslow is a member of the Board of her Homeowner's
Association, a lector and Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady Star of the
Sea Parish and the head usher for the Staten Island Yankees during the
summer; and
WHEREAS, Linda Winslow and her husband, Bob, are the proud parents of
their son, Andrew; they reside on Staten Island, New York; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of her professional and communi-
ty service, a period of constructive, involvement, Linda Winslow has
stood constant in dignity, good grace and humor, and has earned the
respect and admiration of her colleagues, family and friends; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Linda Winslow has displayed through-
out her life; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Linda Winslow upon the occasion of her induction into the
Fontbonne Hall Academy Hall of Fame; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Linda Winslow.


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