Congratulating the three Girl Scouts from the West Hempstead/Franklin Square Association of Girl Scouts upon the occasion of receivi...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the three Girl Scouts from the
West Hempstead/Franklin Square Association of Girl Scouts upon the occa-
sion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most
prestigious of Scouting honors, on May 31, 2013

WHEREAS, These exemplary Girl Scouts, through their diligence and rigor-
ous efforts, have achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious
honor, the Girl Scout Gold Award; the ceremony will be held on Friday,
May 31, 2013, at Washington Street School in Franklin Square, New York;
WHEREAS, Faith Fishkin and Melissa Voellm are members of Girl Scouts
of America Troop 1422, and Sara Stiklickas is a member of Girl Scouts of
America Troop 1345; 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, These outstanding young women have been involved in Scouting
for years, have lived up to Scouting's ideals and have attained all of
the necessary achievements; and
WHEREAS, These three Girl Scouts are a credit to their families, their
schools, their communities, their State and their Nation, and no doubt
their 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 Faith Fishkin, Melissa Voellm, and Sara Stiklic-
kas upon the occasion of their designation as recipients of the Girl
Scout Gold Award; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Faith Fishkin, Melissa Voellm, and Sara Stiklickas.


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