Commending Adam Moss on his designation as a Distinguished Finalist in the 18th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program

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  • 01 / Mar / 2013
  • 07 / Mar / 2013
  • 07 / Mar / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Adam Moss, of Rockville Centre, New
York, upon the occasion of his designation as a Distinguished Finalist
in the 18th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program

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 exemplify the ideals and
values cherished by this great State and nation; and
WHEREAS, Adam Moss has distinguished himself as a young man of super-
lative ability, establishing a high standard of community service,
purposefulness of life, and sense of responsibility rarely achieved in
youthful years; and
WHEREAS, Adam Moss, 17, of Rockville Centre, New York, and a senior at
South Side High School in Rockville Centre, has achieved national recog-
nition for exemplary volunteer service by being named a 2013 Prudential
Spirit of Community Distinguished Finalist; and
WHEREAS, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, created in 1995 by
Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of
Secondary School Principals (NASSP), are designed to emphasize the
importance our nation places on service to others, and to encourage all
young Americans to contribute to their communities; and
WHEREAS, As a Distinguished Finalist, Adam Moss will receive an
engraved bronze medallion; and
WHEREAS, Adam Moss is the youth ambassador for the Long Island Chapter
of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and, having been diagnosed
with juvenile diabetes when he was five years old, he was motivated to
raise more than $85,000 leading a team in the organization's annual
Charity Walk and, through his school's Best Buddies Club, of which he is
the President, he is also a buddy to a boy with Down Syndrome; and
WHEREAS, The success of the State of New York, the strength of our
communities, and the vitality of American society depend, in great meas-
ure, upon the dedication of young people like Adam Moss, who use their
considerable talents and resources to serve others; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is moved to honor Adam Moss, commending
him for his outstanding record of volunteer service, peer leadership,
and community service and recognizing the value of his labors and the
promise of his future; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations, with
praise and pride, to commend Adam Moss for his achievements and to
extend to him the best wishes of this Legislative Body for a future of
purposeful success and well-being, fully confident of his response to
the challenges of a promising future and appreciative of the model he
represents for all young people of the Empire State; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Adam Moss.


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