Commending Danielle E. Clifford upon the occasion of her designation as Honor Speaker of Fonda-Fultonville High School's Class of 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Danielle E. Clifford upon the occasion
of her designation as Honor Speaker of Fonda-Fultonville High School's
Class of 2013, on June 22, 2013

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord with
its long-standing traditions, honoring the youth of today, and leaders
of tomorrow, whose character and achievements best exemplify the ideals
and values cherished by this great State and Nation; and
WHEREAS, A young woman of singular distinction, Danielle E. Clifford
has distinguished herself as a student of superlative ability, estab-
lishing a high standard of academic excellence and purposefulness of
life rarely achieved in youthful years; and
WHEREAS, Danielle E. Clifford, through her diligence and rigorous
efforts, has been designated Honor Speaker of Fonda-Fultonville High
School's Class of 2013; the graduation ceremony will take place on
Saturday, June 22, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Danielle E. Clifford, in achieving this high academic honor,
may take just pride in the inspiration and contribution to the spirit of
excellence she brings to her family, friends, community and school; and
WHEREAS, The daughter of Paul and Darlene Clifford of Esperance, New
York, Danielle Clifford is ranked second in the Class of 2013; she will
be attending St. Lawrence University in the fall; and
WHEREAS, Danielle Clifford is the Secretary of the National Honor
Society, and President of the Key Club, as well as a member of the Soft-
ball team, Yearbook Committee, Select Choir, Wind Ensemble, NYSSMA All
County Choir and Band, Drama Club and 4-H; and
WHEREAS, Active in her community, Danielle Clifford volunteers her
time to the Mental Health Association and teaches Sunday School; she is
a recipient of the Girl Scouts Bronze and Silver Awards, United States
History Award, RIT Innovation and Creativity Award, Sage College Student
Award, NYS AXA Community Service Award, New York State Elks Scholarship,
and the St. Lawrence Momentum Scholarship; she also has her certif-
ication in Safe-Talk Suicide Prevention and is a certified life guard;
WHEREAS, As Danielle E. Clifford takes her leave of Fonda-Fultonville
High School, she bequeaths a legacy of academic achievement, school
involvement and community service to which others may aspire; and
WHEREAS, Danielle E. Clifford stands poised on the threshold of a
broad and challenging world; a testament to the love and nurturing care
of her family, friends and school; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is moved to honor Danielle E. Clifford,
a dedicated and able scholar, recognizing the value of her labors and
the promise of her future; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Danielle E. Clifford upon the occasion of her designation as
Honor Speaker of Fonda-Fultonville High School's Class of 2013, to
congratulate her on her outstanding academic achievement, and to extend
to her the best wishes of this Legislative Body for a future of purpose-
ful success and well-being, appreciative of the model she represents for
all aspiring young people of the Empire State; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Danielle E. Clifford.


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