Commending Aditya Sehgal as a Distinguished Finalist in the 24th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program

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Senate Resolution No. 829

BY: Senator BOYLE

COMMENDING Aditya Sehgal upon the occasion of his
designation as a Distinguished Finalist in the 24th
Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord
with its long-standing traditions, honoring the youth of today, and
leaders of tomorrow, whose character and achievements 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
commend Aditya Sehgal upon the occasion of his designation as a
Distinguished Finalist in the 24th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community
Awards program; and

WHEREAS, Aditya Sehgal has distinguished himself as a young man of
superlative ability, establishing a high standard of community service,
purposefulness of life, and sense of responsibility rarely achieved in
youthful years; and

WHEREAS, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, created in 1995
by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of
Secondary School Principals (NASSP), are designed to emphasize the
importance our Nation places on service to others, and to encourage all
young Americans to contribute to their communities; and

WHEREAS, Aditya Sehgal, an esteemed resident of Deer Park, New York,
and a junior at Half Hollow Hills High School West, has achieved
national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2019
Prudential Spirit of Community Award; and

WHEREAS, This prestigious award honors young volunteers across
America who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to their
communities; and

WHEREAS, Aditya Sehgal earned this award for his advocacy for equal
opportunities for education and organizes school supply donations as the
founder of the non-profit organization Genius In Need; he oversees all
aspects of the programs' operations ranging from setting up drop boxes
to coordinating with distributors and county officials; and

WHEREAS, Under the luminous leadership of Aditya Sehgal, Genius In
Need has raised thousands of dollars for school supplies which were
donated to low-income schools in the Long Island area; and

WHEREAS, The success of the State of New York, the strength of our
communities, and the vitality of American society depend, in great
measure, upon the dedication of young people like Aditya Sehgal, who use
their considerable talents and resources to serve others; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is moved to honor Aditya Sehgal,
commending him for his outstanding record of volunteer service, peer

leadership, and community service, recognizing the value of his labors
and the promise of his future; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations,
with praise and pride, to commend Aditya Sehgal for his achievements and
to extend to him the best wishes of this Legislative Body for a future
of purposeful success and well-being; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Aditya Sehgal.


  • 22 / Mar / 2019
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  • 26 / Mar / 2019

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