Congratulating Jane Jordan upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award

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

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative



LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Jane Jordan upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most prestigious
of Scouting honors, on May 10, 2013

WHEREAS, Jane Jordan, 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 McKen-
na Elementary School in Massapequa Park, New York; and
WHEREAS, Jane Jordan is a member of Girl Scouts of America Troop 2028,
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, The Girl Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;
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, Jane Jordan collaborated with the Special
Education Parent Teacher Association, and a special education math
teacher from Massapequa High School to design a new forum to reinforce
math curriculum using technology that children use on a daily basis; 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, Jane Jordan is a credit to her family, her school, her commu-
nity, 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 Jane Jordan upon the occasion of her designation
as recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of thus Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jane Jordan.


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