SENSE-OF-THE-BOARD RESOLUTION

CONGRATULATING THE

STUDENTS AND STAFF OF ST. GABRIEL MIDDLE SCHOOL ON

THEIR HIGHLY ACCLAIMED PATRIOTIC PRESENTATION

"TRAGEDIES AND TRIUMPHS: 20TH CENTURY AMERICA"

 

Presented by Representative Thomas Hunter and Representative Lisa Crowley

 

WHEREAS, St. Gabriel Middle School is a secondary-level educational institution located in Stamford Connecticut that is committed to providing value-added academic excellence in an atmosphere that fosters not only values of faith but also promotes decisive community values; and

 

WHEREAS, Patrick Flood, Robert Wyllie, Andrew Bakowski, Brian Hahn and Joseph Dineen are all seventh grade students at St. Gabriel Middle School; and

 

WHEREAS, these students wrote, produced and narrated an evening production entitled "Tragedies and Triumphs: 20th Century America"

 

WHEREAS, this dynamic production included a spectacular PowerPoint presentation preceded by a fully adorned and represented patriotic ceremony. The production was a riveting fact-filled narration in a successful effort to produce a highly patriotic and historic review of the United States over the past one hundred years; and

 

WHEREAS, in an effort to provide more impact and realism to their presentation these students solicited and received participation and support of members of the New York City Fire Department, U.S. Coast Guard, Retired army officers and government elected officials; and

 

WHEREAS, the presentation has been highly acclaimed and has been featured on Channel 71 on Thursday, June 13 at 1:00 p.m. and continuing every Thursday for the remainder of June; and

 

WHEREAS, it is the opinion of this Board that these students dedication and success in expressing their patriotic love and historical knowledge of this great country in which we live should not an shall not fall upon deaf ears.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY the 26th Board of Representatives of the City of Stamford fervently believes it is necessary and appropriate to give recognition and acclaim to Patrick Flood, Robert Wyllie, Andrew Bakowski, Brian Hahn and Joseph Dineen, and supporting staff of St. Gabriel Middle School, including but not limited to Judith Romanello, on this achievement; and

 

be it further resolved that the 26th Board of Representatives honors those parents and people in the community who supported these students and helped to make this achievement possible.