HOUSE COMMEMORATION NO. 1027
Introduced by: Representatives Schrempp, Bartling, Feickert, Feinstein, Gibson, Hawks,
Hawley, Heinert, Hunhoff (Bernie), Killer, Kirschman, Kopp, Olson (Betty),
Parsley, Peterson, Ring, Soli, Tyler, Verchio, and Wismer and Senators
Maher, Bradford, Lucas, and Sutton
A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring Hannah Higdon of Dupree, South Dakota, as
a distinguished finalist for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
WHEREAS, Hannah Higdon of Dupree, South Dakota, a sophomore at Dupree High School, has
achieved national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by being a distinguished finalist for
the 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, Hannah Higdon earned this honor by giving generously of her time and energy to
local elementary cheerleading squads and dance teams by holding weekly practices, choreographing
routines, and performing with the groups at special events. With help from her supervisors and
fellow high school cheerleaders, Hannah created a DVD for the cheerleaders to practice at home; 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 Hannah Higdon 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 the Legislature congratulates Hannah Higdon as a distinguished finalist for 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.
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