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Legislation #: 050660 Introduction Date: 6/2/2005
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER BROOKS
Title: Congratulating Monique L. Newton on receiving the Knight Ridder Minority Scholarship.

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5/31/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/2/2005 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 050660

 

Congratulating Monique L. Newton on receiving the Knight Ridder Minority Scholarship.

 

WHEREAS, Knight Ridder, the nations second largest newspaper company and a major provider of information online, seeks four or five exceptional high school seniors each year and offers them the chance of a lifetime with a package that includes up to $40,000.00 over four years of college, four paid summer internships and guaranteed employment after college; and

 

WHEREAS, this year, Monique L. Newton received the News Scholars from Knight Ridder and will go to work in the newsroom writing and editing stories, taking photographs, crafting illustrations and designing news pages; and

 

WHEREAS, Monique L. Newton graduated high school from Notre Dame de Sion High School with many honors to her credit as well as being in Student Council all four years of high school;

 

WHEREAS, Monique L. Newton has been a part of the newspaper staff her sophomore, junior and senior years and was the Newspaper Editor her junior and senior years as well as being on the literary magazine all four years of high school; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Monique L. Newton on receiving the Knight Ridder Minority Scholarship; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Monique L. Newton with the best wishes of the Mayor and Council for her continued success in furthering her education and in all of her many endeavors to come.

 

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