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HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 4 – Students, recognized, volunteers


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HR004......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
STUDENTS - VOLUNTEERS - Stating findings of the Legislature and commending
four Idaho students who achieved national recognition for outstanding
volunteer service.
03/13    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
03/14    Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg
03/15    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/16    3rd rdg - ADOPTED - voice vote - filed with Chief Clerk

Bill Text

  ||||              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ||||
 Fifty-fifth Legislature                  Second Regular Session - 2000
                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                                   HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 4
                                 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
  1                                  A HOUSE RESOLUTION
  4    Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the State of Idaho:
  5        WHEREAS,  four  Idaho high school students have achieved national recogni-
  6    tion for outstanding volunteer service in  competition  with  20,000  students
  7    nationwide; and
  8        WHEREAS, these students, Sandy Short of Bonners Ferry, Tiffany Ringold and
  9    Pam Rogers of Lewiston, and Claire Chandler of Boise, have demonstrated excep-
 10    tional  leadership  and  dedication, making an important contribution to their
 11    communities; and
 12        WHEREAS, the success of our citizens and the strength of  our  communities
 13    depend in large measure upon the dedication of such young people; and
 14        WHEREAS, the competition and recognition sponsored by the National Associ-
 15    ation  of  Secondary  School  Principals  and the Prudential Insurance Company
 16    encourages volunteer efforts by American youth; and
 17        WHEREAS, Sandy, a senior at Bonners Ferry High School, created and directs
 18    a youth theater group and summer theater workshops; and
 19        WHEREAS, Tiffany, a ninth grader at Sacajawea Junior High School in Lewis-
 20    ton, prepared and distributed educational toy packets to needy children  after
 21    organizing a fund-raising campaign to purchase the toys; and
 22        WHEREAS,  Pam, a senior at Lewiston High School, has volunteered more than
 23    800 hours to organize and lead environmental activities; and
 24        WHEREAS, Claire, a senior at Boise High School, created "lunch buddies," a
 25    mentoring program that encourages high school students to share lunch, laughs,
 26    advice and a caring ear with at-risk elementary students once  a  week  during
 27    the school year.
 28        NOW,  THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the House of Representa-
 29    tives, assembled in the Second Regular Session of the Fifty-fifth Idaho Legis-
 30    lature, that the Idaho House of Representatives recognizes  and  honors  these
 31    students  and  commends  all of the many Idaho students who volunteer time for
 32    community service.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

                 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
                       RS 10132 
     This resolution would recognize the achievements of four Idaho students who
     won recognition for community service in a national awards program sponsored
     by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and by the Prudential
     Insurance Company. Sandy Short of Bonners Ferry and Tiffany Ringold of
     Lewiston were named Idaho's top two volunteers. Claire Chandler of Boise and
     Pam Rogers of Lewiston were also recognized as distinguished finalists. More
     than 20,000 high school and middle level students were considered for awards. 
                    FISCAL IMPACT
     There is no fiscal impact. 
     Contact:  Rep. Jerry Stoicheff     332-1000
               Rep. David Bieter        332-1000
               Rep. Ken Robison         332-1000 
                                             STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL IMPACT                         HR 4