Congratulating Angela Williams upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award

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Resolution Details

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Angela Williams upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most presti-
gious of Scouting honors, on May 10, 2013

WHEREAS, Angela Williams, 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 Friday, May 10, 2013, at
McKenna Elementary School, Massapequa Park, New York; and
WHEREAS, Angela Williams is a member of Girl Scouts of America Troop
2009, Massapequa, New York; 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, Girl Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to the
development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation; and
WHEREAS, Since 1980, Senior Girl Scouts have capped their years of
achievement in Girl Scouting with the Girl Scout Gold Award; and
WHEREAS, In order to earn the Girl Scout Gold Award, a girl must
fulfill five requirements; chief among them is the design and completion
of a Gold Award Project; this project must build upon the interests of
the girl, provide a service to the community, and be of lasting benefit;
WHEREAS, For her project, Angela Williams collaborated with Massapequa
High School, Child Abuse Prevention Services of Long Island, Girl Scouts
of Nassau County, the local police department, and the Suffolk County
District Attorney Office, to advocate and educate parents on the reali-
ties, myths, and solutions of cyber-bullying; and
WHEREAS, In addition, this exemplary Girl Scout presented articles,
blogs, and webinars to teens and parents on the effects social media has
on cyber-bullying, and how to take a stand for personal safety, as well
as the legalities and legislation; 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, Angela Williams 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 Angela Williams upon the occasion of her desig-
nation as recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Angela Williams.


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