Congratulating Ian Hua upon the occasion of being named a National Merit Scholar

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Senate Resolution No. 2715


CONGRATULATING Ian Hua upon the occasion of being
named a National Merit Scholar

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord
with its long-standing traditions, to honor the achievements of its
young citizens and leaders of tomorrow, whose character and
accomplishments exemplify the ideals and values cherished by this great
State and Nation; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate Ian
Hua upon the occasion of being named a National Merit Scholar; and

WHEREAS, The National Merit Scholarship Program, one of the most
prestigious academic recognition programs in the Nation, was established
in 1955, and recognizes through rigorous competitive examinations, those
students across the country who demonstrate exceptional academic
ability; and

WHEREAS, Ian Hua was one of 2,500 Merit Scholar designees chosen
from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding Finalists in the 2022
National Merit Scholarship Program; and

WHEREAS, Ian Hua is the William Floyd High School Class of 2022
Valedictorian who has been involved in a multitude of activities
including serving as the student body President and as a member of the
Class Council; and

WHEREAS, During his senior year, Ian Hua earned the rank of Eagle
Scout with Boy Scout Troop 138, is a student musician and earned NYSBDA
All-State honors (flute, piano) and is a NYSSMA alternate; he is also a
member of the jazz band, pep band, the wind ensemble and the pit
orchestra; and

WHEREAS, In addition, he is a member of the Varsity Tennis Team,
serves as Co-President of the National Honor Society, and is a member of
the award-winning Youth and Government program (attorney and assembly
member) all while maintaining a weighted grade point average exceeding
104; and

WHEREAS, After graduating from William Floyd High School, Ian Hua
will attend Harvard University where he will focus on economics and
government; and

WHEREAS, Ian Hua, a superb student of singular distinction and
superlative abilities, has established high standards of academic
excellence and purposefulness of life rarely achieved in youthful years;

WHEREAS, An outstanding role model for his classmates, Ian Hua has
brought honor to his family, school, and community; he truly embodies
diligence, motivation and tenacity, admirable qualities that will serve
him well now and into the future; 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 Ian Hua upon the occasion of being named a National Merit
Scholar; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Ian Hua.


  • 19 / May / 2022
  • 24 / May / 2022
  • 24 / May / 2022

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