J2364

Commending Alain Sherman upon the occasion of being named a 2013 United States Presidential Scholar

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  • 13 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J2364


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Alain Sherman upon the occasion of
being named a 2013 United States Presidential Scholar

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord with
its long-standing traditions, to honor the achievements of its young
citizens and leaders of tomorrow, whose character and accomplishments
exemplify the ideals and values cherished by this great State and
nation; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend Alain Sher-
man upon the occasion of being named a 2013 United States Presidential
Scholar; and
WHEREAS, Academically, Alain Sherman has distinguished himself as a
young man of superlative ability, talent, and maturity, establishing
standards of excellence and achievement, purposefulness of life, and
responsibility rarely achieved in youthful years; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed award recognizes students for outstanding
academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, and
service and contribution to their school and community; students
selected will be personally presented awards by President Barack Obama;
and
WHEREAS, Alain Sherman, a 17 year-old senior at Roslyn High School in
Roslyn Heights, New York, scored a perfect 2400 on the three-part SAT,
which tests students on math, critical reading and writing; and
WHEREAS, An outstanding role model for his classmates, Alain Sherman
has brought honor to his family, school, and community by being chosen
as one of only 141 students nationwide to receive this honor; and
WHEREAS, Alain Sherman credits his teacher, Allyson Weseley, coordina-
tor of secondary research at Roslyn High School, with being an inspiring
mentor, and his most influential teacher; and
WHEREAS, Alain Sherman may stand with pride in his achievements, expe-
riencing the satisfaction of his labors and the joy of his accomplish-
ments, eager to face the challenge of new experiences as he continues
his education; accepted into the combined bachelor of science and
medical degree program, Alain will attend Northwestern University in the
Fall; and
WHEREAS, Alain Sherman represents the potential inherent in our most
precious resource, our youth; this Legislative Body is pleased to honor
this young man, recognizing his achievements and the promise of his
future; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Alain Sherman upon the occasion of being named a 2013 United
States Presidential Scholar; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Alain Sherman.

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