J324

Congratulating Ahmad Perez upon the occasion of his designation as a Finalist in the Regeneron Science Talent Search

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Senate Resolution No. 324

BY: Senator MARTINEZ

CONGRATULATING Ahmad Perez upon the occasion of
his designation as a Finalist in the Regeneron
Science Talent Search

WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to commend and
pay tribute to those young people who, by achieving outstanding success
in educational competition, have inspired and brought pride to our
majestic Empire State; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to
congratulate Ahmad Perez upon the occasion of his designation as a
Finalist in the Regeneron Science Talent Search; and

WHEREAS, Educational competitions which serve to better prepare our
students for their future participation in the areas of Science and
Technology are worthy of praise and support; and

WHEREAS, The Regeneron Science Talent Search, founded in 1942, is
the country's oldest student research competition and is based in
Westchester County; and

WHEREAS, Ahmad Perez is among 40 finalists nationwide who will
travel to Washington, D.C. in March, where he will compete before panels
of expert judges for more than $1.8 million in total awards; and

WHEREAS, A student at Brentwood High School-Sonderling Center, Ahmad
Perez was selected from 300 semifinalist scholars and a total applicant
pool of nearly 2,000; and

WHEREAS, Ahmad Perez researched the erosion of salt marshes, a
growing global problem, to determine how they may be influenced by
nutrient levels; he also investigated soil additives that could be used
to enhance salt-marsh restoration; and

WHEREAS, In achieving this high academic honor, 17 year old Ahmad
Perez may take just pride in the inspiration and contribution to the
spirit of excellence he brings to his family, friends, community and
school; and

WHEREAS, Poised eagerly with enthusiasm and determined purpose, this
scholar now stands honorably, with just pride in his accomplishments and
in eager anticipation of future challenges, understanding and
appreciating the caring counsel and support provided by his teachers,
coaches and parents; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Ahmad Perez upon the occasion of his designation as a
Finalist in the Regeneron Science Talent Search; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Ahmad Perez.

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  • 30 / Jan / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 05 / Feb / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 05 / Feb / 2019
    • ADOPTED

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