State of South Dakota  

336U0786   HOUSE COMMEMORATION   NO.  1066  

Introduced by:    Representatives Cronin, Campbell, Craig, Erickson, Feickert, Haggar (Don), Hoffman, Kaiser, Kopp, Lust, Nelson, Novstrup (David), Rounds, Schoenfish, Solum, Stalzer, Steele, Stevens, and Tyler and Senator Brown

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring Sierra Lutz as the recipient of a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.

    WHEREAS, Sierra Lutz, an esteemed resident of Java and a student at Eureka High School, has achieved national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award; and

    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; and

    WHEREAS, Ms. Lutz earned this award by giving generously of her time and energy to initiate a project to beautify the park and bathhouses at Eureka Lakeside Park after noticing its rundown state and secured $600 in donations and recruited volunteers to help her paint picnic tables and to paint and repair the bathrooms; and

    WHEREAS, the success of the State of South Dakota, the strength of our communities, and the overall vitality of American society depend, in great measure, upon the dedication of young people like Ms. Lutz who use their considerable talents and resources to serve others:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Eighty-Eighth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that this legislative body hereby congratulates and honors Ms. Sierra Lutz as a recipient of the 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.