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     A HOUSE RESOLUTION to congratulate and honor Taryn Knox as a recipient of a 2005 Prudential Spirit of Community Award for being one of the top youth volunteers in the State of Indiana.

    Whereas, Taryn Knox, an esteemed resident of Hamilton, Indiana and a senior at Hamilton High School, has achieved national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2005 Prudential Spirit of Community Award;

    Whereas, This prestigious award, presented by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, honors young volunteers across America who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to serving their communities;

    Whereas, Taryn Knox earned this award by giving generously of her time and energy to create a school program that promotes philanthropic service among children in grades 5 through 7;

    Whereas, While serving as a board member of a local service organization, Ms. Knox created and implemented an activity-based curriculum for young children based on stories and student-created "sharing and caring" activities; and

    Whereas, The success of the State of Indiana, the strength of our communities, and the overall vitality of American society depend, in great measure, upon the dedication of young people like Ms. Knox who use their considerable talents and resources to serve others: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives do congratulate and honor Taryn Knox as a recipient of a Prudential Spirit of Community Award, recognizes her outstanding record of volunteer service, peer leadership, and community spirit, and extends best wishes for her continued success and happiness.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this Resolution to Taryn Knox.

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