CHAPTER 684

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 62

COMMENDING THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY DEPARTMENT OF DELAWARE AND THE CITIZENS OF THE 1974 GIRLS STATE FOR THEIR PARTICIPATION IN A UNIQUELY EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE.

WHEREAS, the members of the 127th General Assembly of the State of Delaware recognize the uniquely educational experience which the participants in Girls State are gaining as a result of their direct involvement in the governmental processes; and

WHEREAS, girls from 35 schools throughout the State of Delaware have been meeting in the House and Senate Chambers from June 24 through June 28, working and learning to obtain a solid knowledge of the processes of State government, how legislation is introduced, and how bills are passed into law; and

WHEREAS, the members of the General Assembly also wish to commend the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Delaware, under whose auspices Girls State is annually held, for the thorough work and planning which is involved to obtain such a meaningful event in the lives of the Girls State participants.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the 127th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives concurring therein, that all 1974 members of Girls State be commended for their interest, enthusiasm and participation in the processes of State government.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the General Assembly extends its thanks to Mrs. George Hess, Mrs. Donald Webster, Mrs. Margaret Alfele, Mrs. William Cann, Mrs. Park Huntington, and Mrs. Herman Henderson, and all other members of the Girls State Committee, as well as the Girls State Counselors, for their hard work in making the project a success.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the General Assembly also congratulates Valerie Messick of Tower Hill High, the new Governor of Girls State, and all the other newly-elected officers.

Approved July 12, 1974.