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Legislation #: 960331 Introduction Date: 3/28/1996
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 3/28/1996
Sponsor: MAYOR & COUNCIL
Title: Honoring Melanie Thompson for her award winning essay about her principal, Philomina Harshaw, in the "Kindest Kansas Citian" essay contest.

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3/28/1996

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3/28/1996

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RESOLUTION NO. 960331

 

Honoring Melanie Thompson for her award winning essay about her principal, Philomina Harshaw, in the "Kindest Kansas Citian" essay contest.

 

WHEREAS, Melanie Thompson has been chosen as one of the winners, out of 4700 entries, of the Sixth Annual "Kindest Kansas Citian" essay contest for her essay honoring her principal at George Washington Carver Latin Grammar Magnet School, Philomina Harshaw; and

 

WHEREAS, the essay contest is sponsored by STOP Violence, a Kansas City organization dedicated to the prevention of family violence and KMBC Channel 9 TV, as part of the Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Banquet and Maxey Dupree Humanitarian Awards; and

 

WHEREAS, Melanie, a fourth grader, described Ms. Harshaw as someone "who cares about you and me and her community", who "makes me feel like I am someone special", and who "tells you things that you need to know and hear"; and

 

WHEREAS, Melanie has displayed not only obvious writing talent but also maturity and insight in her ability to recognize and her desire to honor and emulate the positive role model of an educator like Ms. Harshaw; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That Melanie Thompson is hereby congratulated by the Mayor and Council for her award-winning "Kindest Kansas Citian" essay; and further, that Melanie is to be commended on her recognition of the kindness and contributions of Philomina Harshaw to the children of Kansas City; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that copies hereof be presented to Melanie Thompson and Philomina Harshaw in recognition of the award-winning essay in the "Kindest Kansas Citian" essay contest.

 

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