Congratulating Sydney Preston upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most prestigious of Scouti...

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Senate Resolution No. 5365

BY: Senator O'MARA

CONGRATULATING Sydney Preston upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award,
the most prestigious of Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Sydney Preston, through her diligence and rigorous efforts,
has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious honor, the Girl
Scout Gold Award; the ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 17,
2018; and

WHEREAS, Sydney Preston is a member of Girl Scouts of America Troop
40510, Cicero, New York; 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, The Girl Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;

WHEREAS, Since 1919, Senior Girl Scouts have sought to cap their
years in Girl Scouting with the prized Girl Scout Gold Award, which
challenges girls to change the world; and

WHEREAS, In order to earn the Girl Scout Gold Award, a girl must
complete a rigorous set of service, leadership development, and
skill-building tasks leading up to the final and most challenging
requirement, the design and completion of a Take Action Project; this
project must be an issue of interest to the girl and her community,
employ team-based solutions, and educate and inspire others; and

WHEREAS, For her project, Sydney Preston addressed the decline of
the honeybee population by giving an educational presentation on the
species to several younger Girl Scout troops and their leaders; in
addition, she created a permanent information board and flower bed at a
public park, and scheduled an interview with a local newspaper to
generate interest in the wellness of honeybees; and

WHEREAS, This outstanding young woman has been involved in Scouting
for years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of the
necessary achievements; and

WHEREAS, Sydney Preston 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 Sydney Preston upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Sydney Preston.


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