Congratulating Rachel Handley on earning a Girl Scout Gold Award, the most prestigious of Girl Scouting honors, on April 30, 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Rachel Handley upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most presti-
gious of Girl Scouting honors, on April 30, 2013

WHEREAS, Rachel Handley, a member of Girl Scouts Troop 31984, has,
through her diligence and rigorous efforts, achieved Girl Scouting's
highest and most prestigious honor, the Girl Scout Gold Award; she will
be honored by the Girl Scouts of Western New York at its Girl Scouts
Showcase to be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2013; 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, Girl Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to the
development of character and leadership in the youth of this nation; and
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
complete five requirements, all of which demand efficient organiza-
tional, time management, and leadership skills; chief among these
requirements is the design and completion of a Gold Award Service
Project which must build upon the interests of the girl, provide a
service to the community, and be of lasting benefit; and
WHEREAS, This outstanding young woman has been involved in Scouting
for 11 years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of
the necessary achievements; and
WHEREAS, For her Gold Award "Top Illnesses of Women" project, Rachel
Handley researched Breast Cancer and developed a Powerpoint presenta-
tion, posters, brochures, and a website which were showcased at Erie
County's Hillview Elementary School in Lancaster, New York during a
function at the school; and
WHEREAS, Rachel Handley is a credit to her family, her school, her
community, 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 Rachel Handley upon the occasion of her desig-
nation as recipient of a Girl Scout Gold Award on April 30, 2013; and be
it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Rachel Handley.


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