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S.R. No. 78, as introduced: 88th Legislative Session (2013-2014) Posted on May 1, 2013

1.1A Senate resolution
1.2congratulating Paige Schornak for receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award.
1.3WHEREAS, Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, helping girls
1.4to reach their full potential, develop positive values, and contribute to the improvement of society
1.5through their abilities, leadership skills, and cooperation with others; and
1.6WHEREAS, to earn the highest award given by the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., the Gold
1.7Award, a Girl Scout in high school must complete leadership journeys that help her discover her
1.8interests, connect with others, and take action to make the world a better place. She must then
1.9complete a comprehensive and sustainable take action project that uses her talent and passion to
1.10positively impact her community; and
1.11WHEREAS, Paige Schornak is a serving and responsible member of the Girl Scouts and
1.12has completed all requirements necessary to earn the Gold Award; Paige's Gold Award combined
1.13her interests and background in the outdoors and theater to make her school's outdoor amphitheater
1.14more practical and safe, and she researched the current site, worked with professionals to plan and
1.15redesign the steps and access areas, recruited volunteers, trained them in construction technique,
1.16organized work teams, and found appropriate tasks for all the volunteers; and
1.17WHEREAS, she will receive the Gold Award at a Recognition Ceremony; and
1.18NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the State of Minnesota that it
1.19congratulates Paige Schornak for receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award.
1.20BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate is directed to prepare an
1.21enrolled copy of this resolution, to be authenticated by the Secretary's signature and that of the
1.22Chair of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee, and transmit it to Paige Schornak.
JoAnne M. Zoff
Secretary of the Senate

Thomas M. Bakk
Chair, Senate Committee on
Rules and Administration
Jim Carlson
State Senator, District 51

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