J2230

Congratulating Piper Altman upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award

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J2230


Senate Resolution No. 2230

BY: Senator PALUMBO

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

WHEREAS, Piper Altman, 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 Sunday, May 1, 2022; and

WHEREAS, A junior at Mattituck High School, Piper Altman is a member
of North Fork Council Troop 660; and

WHEREAS, In addition to her achievements with the Girl Scouts, Piper
Altman is actively involved in her high school, serving as Vice
President of her class, National Art Honor Society, and Future Farmers
of America Club; and

WHEREAS, A dual enrollment student at Farmingdale State College,
Piper Altman is a member of the National Honor Society and has
maintained her position on the high honor roll since 7th grade; and

WHEREAS, Piper Altman is an All-County Musician and has performed in
both HMEA and SCMEA choruses, and participated in the NYSSMA All-State
solo competition; and

WHEREAS, She is also a member of her school's Girls' Varsity Tennis
Team, Girls' Varsity Winter Track Team and Girls' Varsity Spring Track
Team since 9th grade; and

WHEREAS, Piper Altman is a participant of DECA and was the Suffolk
County Regional Winner of 2022 DECA Hospitality Services Team Decision
Making Award; she also serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Virtual
Enterprise team corporation, Shrivot Golf, Inc.; and

WHEREAS, This exceptional young lady tutors elementary students at
the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library and has served as a Board Member on
the Mattituck-Laurel Library Teen Advisory Board for six years, and was
the recipient of the prestigious Presidential Volunteer Service Bronze,
Silver and Gold Award from The White House for her volunteer service to
the library for over 100 hours of service in one year; and

WHEREAS, Piper Altman is also an accomplished artist having
exhibited her art multiple times in student art expositions at the
Parrish Art Museum; she has been a member of Art Portfolio since 7th
grade, and has received consecutive perfect scores on NYSATA art
portfolio reviews; and

WHEREAS, When Piper Altman is not at school or helping someone, she
works at a local fish store and farm stand, and enjoys participating in
local 5K fundraisers; recently, she won First Place in her age category
at the Mattituck Booster Club's first Shamrock Shuffle; 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;
and

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, Piper Altman designed, fabricated and
installed a solar charging station at her school for USB devices; her
goal for this project was to supply a carbon footprint free reliable
charging source for students while spreading awareness about the
benefits of solar energy; 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, Piper Altman 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 Piper Altman 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 Piper Altman.

actions

  • 01 / Apr / 2022
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 05 / Apr / 2022
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 05 / Apr / 2022
    • ADOPTED

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