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Record #: R2016-334   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 5/18/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 5/18/2016
Title: Congratulations extended to Chicago Public School students on being named Gates Millennium Scholars
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Brookins, Jr., Howard, Smith, Michele
Attachments: 1. R2016-334.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
May 18, 2016








TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

I transmit herewith, together with Aldermen Brookins and Smith, a congratulatory resolution concerning the 2016 Gates Scholars.

Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,



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ALDERMAN HOWARD B. BROOKINS
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ALDERMAN MICHELE SMITH
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^QhereClS . Established in 1999 with a $1 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Gates Millennium Scholars Program helps provide educational opportunities to outstanding minority students with significant financial need; and

WHEREAS, The Gates Millennium Scholars Program provides scholarships for college through graduate school, as well as leadership development programs to encourage personal, academic, and professional growth; and

WHEREAS, Since its inception, the Gates Millennium Scholars Program has done much to allay the underrepresentation of minority groups in numerous academic disciplines, thereby helping to diversify the future leadership of America; and

WHEREAS, Thirty-four of this year's 1,000 Gates Millennium Scholars are graduating from high schools in the City of Chicago's public school system; and

WHEREAS, All of Chicago is tremendously proud of the hard work and dedication of its Millennium Scholars; now, therefore,

8E IT RESOLVED, That we, the Mayor and Members of the City Council of the City of Chicago, assembled this eighteenth day of May, 2016, do hereby congratulate the following Chicago Public School students who were named Gates Millennium Scholars for this year:

DeShawn Adams from Voise Academy; Nalany Arana from Prosser Career Academy High School; Cyan Baker from Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School; Trenati Baker from Whitney Young Magnet High School; Itzel Chamu from Northside College...

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