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TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR TARA MOORE OF ANDERSON COUNTY AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING NAMED DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMAN OF AMERICA FOR 2016.
Whereas, the South Carolina House of Representatives is pleased to learn that Tara Moore was honored on Saturday, June 25, 2016, as Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2016, the first representative from the State of South Carolina to win the national title; and
Whereas, founded in 1958 in Mobile, Alabama, Distinguished Young Women is the largest and oldest national scholarship program for high school girls; and
Whereas, the daughter of Patty and Robert Moore, Tara graduated from Powdersville High School in Anderson County; and
Whereas, she spent two weeks in Mobile, Alabama, in June 2016, participating in the 59th National Finals of Distinguished Young Women, winning overall awards in self expression, physical fitness, and talent and was a top five interview finalist; and
Whereas, Ms. Moore amassed fifty-five thousand three hundred dollars in scholarships at the local, state, and national levels. A member of Alpha Delta Pi and the Clemson Rally Cats, she is now a freshman at Clemson University, planning to become a pediatric physical therapist. She is serving as the national representative of Distinguished Young Women for a year; and
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives appreciate the pride and recognition that Tara Moore has brought to her State and nation and look to hear of her continued achievements in the days ahead. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives recognize and honor Tara Moore of Anderson County and congratulate her for being named Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2016.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Tara Moore.
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