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Legislation #: 130099 Introduction Date: 2/7/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 2/17/2013
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS CURLS, WAGNER, JAMES, JR., JOHNSON, DAVIS, SHARP, GLOVER, MARCASON, TAYLOR, FORD, REED, CIRCO AND BROOKS
Title: Congratulating Officer Shawnie Nix of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department on being awarded at the 2012 WIN for KC Hallmark Cards Leadership Award.

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2/6/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/7/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130099

 

Congratulating Officer Shawnie Nix of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department on being awarded at the 2012 WIN for KC Hallmark Cards Leadership Award.

WHEREAS, Officer Nix is a 20 year police veteran of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department; and

 

WHEREAS, Officer Nix has been a member of the Police Athletic League (PAL) of the Kansas City Police Department for 10 years and was former boxing champion at the National 2001 PAL Championship; and

 

WHEREAS, Officer Nix volunteers her time outside of her responsibilities as a police officer to enrich underprivileged youth in Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, Shawnie is a well-respected coach in boxing and works with young girls to help them develop their skills and talents both in and out of the ring; and

 

WHEREAS, Shawnie’s philosophy as a coach is to help girls train for boxing, build their confidence, allow students to determine if they want to compete while encouraging her athletes to be active, no matter what the sport; and

 

WHEREAS, she is also setting a great example that gender does not limit your choices in sports, and

 

WHEREAS, besides support in the boxing ring, Shawnie is a constant figure in the girls’ lives by attending school concerts, dropping them off at home, spending time with their families at their home, helping her athletes to perform well in school by assisting them when necessary and has even taken girls to Chiefs and Royals games; and

 

WHEREAS, Shawnee has taken her role as a Police Officer and at the Police Athletic League and turned it into her life’s work and she does so without reservation; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Officer Shawnie Nix of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department on being awarded the Hallmark Cards Leadership Award; 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 Officer Shawnie Nix with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for the exceptional job she is doing with the youth in our community.

 

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