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Honoring Casey Lynn McKnight as recipient of the 2018 Scholarship Award by the Major General Irene Trowell-Harris Chapter of Tuskege...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Casey Lynn McKnight upon the occasion of
her designation as recipient of the 2018 Scholarship Award by the Major
General Irene Trowell-Harris Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to honor the young
adults 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, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Casey Lynn McKnight upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of
the 2018 Scholarship Award by the Major General Irene Trowell-Harris
Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.; and
WHEREAS, This momentous occasion will be celebrated at the 20th Annual
Tuition Assistance Awards Gala, "Celebrating A Twenty Year Legacy of
Mentoring Excellence" on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at Anthony's Pier
9, New Windsor, New York; and
WHEREAS, An exceptional student-athlete at Newburgh Free Academy,
Casey Lynn McKnight is a member of the National Honor Society, the
National Foreign Language Honor Society, and the Kitty Hawk Honor Socie-
ty; she also serves as the Captain of her softball team; and
WHEREAS, Casey Lynn McKnight's passion is aviation; currently, she
holds the position of Commander of both the 2017-2018 Red Tail Youth
Flying Program class, and the Air Force Junior ROTC's Awareness Presen-
tation Team where she speaks to groups of young people about the
program; and
WHEREAS, After graduation, Casey Lynn McKnight plans on continuing her
education studying aeronautical science with a minor in flight text and
simulation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; and
WHEREAS, Throughout her high school career, Casey Lynn McKnight has
displayed exceptional academic achievement, a strong sense of community
responsibility, and a commitment to excellence which is unparalleled;
and
WHEREAS, Casey Lynn McKnight, in achieving this 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; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Casey Lynn McKnight upon the occasion of her designation as recip-
ient of the 2018 Scholarship Award by the Major General Irene Trowell-
Harris Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., and to extend best wishes for a
future of purposeful success and well-being; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Casey Lynn McKnight.

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  • 19 / Jan / 2018
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 23 / Jan / 2018
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 23 / Jan / 2018
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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