J1596

Commending Raheema Muhammad upon the occasion of being named a New York State Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs 2019 Youth of the Year ...

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J1596



Senate Resolution No. 1596

BY: Senator RANZENHOFER

COMMENDING Raheema Muhammad upon the occasion of
being named a New York State Alliance of Boys &
Girls Clubs 2019 Youth of the Year Finalist

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize and
pay tribute to those young people within the great Empire State who have
made strong contributions to their communities and who serve as role
models for their peers; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to
commend Raheema Muhammad upon the occasion of being named a New York
State Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs 2019 Youth of the Year Finalist, to
be observed at its Celebration Dinner on Monday, May 20, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Since 1947, Youth of the Year has been Boys & Girls Clubs
of America's premier recognition program, celebrating the extraordinary
achievements of Club teenagers; members who earn the Youth of the Year
title embody the values of leadership service, academic excellence, and
healthy lifestyles, truly exemplifying the critical impact this vital
organization has made on the lives of young people; and

WHEREAS, Raheema Muhammad is an active member of the Boys and Girls
Club of Rochester, where she has grown into a rising leader and has
participated in its Keystone, Smart Girls, Power Hour and Culinary
programs; and

WHEREAS, An international leader who has gone to Costa Rica to build
homes for under privileged families, Raheema Muhammad also teaches
swimming classes and created a vegan cookie line to promote healthy
living and help combat childhood diabetes; and

WHEREAS, Academically, Raheema Muhammad works hard to maintain her
3.5 GPA, and has taken advanced placement courses to enhance her
academic profile for college; she plans to attend George Washington
University in the Fall; and

WHEREAS, Poised eagerly with enthusiasm and determined purpose,
Raheema Muhammad now stands honorably, with just pride in her
accomplishments and in eager anticipation of future challenges,
understanding and appreciating the caring counsel and support provided
by her teachers, coaches and loved ones; and

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to honor the
youth of today, and leaders of tomorrow, whose character and
achievements best exemplify the ideals and values cherished by this
great State and Nation; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Raheema Muhammad upon the occasion of being named a New York
State Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs 2019 Youth of the Year Finalist;
and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Raheema Muhammad.

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  • 22 / May / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 30 / May / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 30 / May / 2019
    • ADOPTED

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