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Congratulating this year's honorees upon the occasion of their designation as recipients of the 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Award

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating this year's honorees upon the
occasion of their designation as recipients of the 2013 Dr. Martin Luth-
er King Award for Character, Leadership and Excellence

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those individ-
uals who would devote themselves to the welfare of the community and its
citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late this year's honorees upon the occasion of their designation as
recipients of the 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Award for Character, Lead-
ership and Excellence, to be celebrated on Sunday, February 10, 2013, at
the Historic Elmont Library Theatre in Elmont, New York; and
WHEREAS, The outstanding honorees include: Aloysius Johnson, Pat
G'Orge Walker, Wilhemina Nyarko, Rohan Dawes, Richard DeBrosse, Anthony
Maffea, Amy Persaud, Darian Bryan, Alden Jules, Michael Bernard, Wendell
Jules, Tristan Brown, Michael Dugue, Lizette Terry, Natalie Santiago,
Kristian Stukes, Nachbi Lacossiere, Collins Ihaza, Olujimi Awoliyi,
Marlon Fearon, George Ingram, Brandon Lawrence, Rahaman Adenlola, Eddie
Alston, Kaela Hillaire, Domonique White, AJ James, Nicholas St. Louis,
Rachel Havrylkoff, Timothy Lewis, Christon Beharry, Tamera Canning,
Shenley Boyce, Giovanna Braganza, Kieran O'Reilly, Rene Amell, Rachel
Wisniewski; the Elementary honorees include: Lea Stewart, Matthew Bedia-
ko, Tacarra Verene, Nevin Balgobin, Michael Lisojo, Indali Parris-Guil-
baud, Janasia Allen, Patrick Ihejirika; and
WHEREAS, The month of February acknowledges the rich and diverse
heritage of our great State and Nation; Black History Month seeks to
emphasize that Black History is American History; and
WHEREAS, The 2013 honorees have distinguished themselves through
outstanding success in character, leadership, excellence and community
involvement; they are all true assets to society; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by individuals
for the benefit of others which these honorees have displayed throughout
their lives; and
WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the life in their community and have shown a sustained commit-
ment to excellence certainly have earned the recognition and applause of
all the citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate this year's honorees upon the occasion of their designation
as recipients of the 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Award; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the aforementioned honorees.

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  • 10 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 15 / Jan / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 15 / Jan / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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