By Senators Hayner, Gaspard, Roach, Metcalf, Oke, Rasmussen and Skratek


     WHEREAS, Katherine Ann Pullen is to be awarded the President's Medal by University of Washington President William P. Gerberding at commencement on June 15, 1991; and


     WHEREAS, The President's Medal is awarded annually to the one graduating senior at the University of Washington having the most distinguished academic record as measured by criteria that emphasize grade point average and difficulty of curriculum; and


     WHEREAS, Kathy Pullen has achieved the number one ranking while engaging in a number of extracurricular activities and holding down a part-time job; and


     WHEREAS, Kathy has met the highest standards of achievement expected of a valedictorian, but in addition she has demonstrated unusual breadth and depth of accomplishment, ranging from technical excellence in sciences such as biochemistry to creative excellence in artistic endeavors such as dance; and


     WHEREAS, Kathy has worked very hard in attaining this number one ranking without ever losing her many appealing human qualities, including humility, vitality, compassion, integrity, sensitivity, and love of life;


     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, By the Senate of the State of Washington that Kathy is to be congratulated for her outstanding academic excellence and for being the 1991 University of Washington President's Medalist; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be transmitted to Kathy Pullen; to her parents, King County Councilman Kent Pullen and Dr. Fay E. Pullen; to her grandparents, Carl and Marjorie E. Endres and Maris M. Pullen; and to the Superintendent of the Kent School District, Dr. George Daniel.


I, Gordon A. Golob, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1991-8693,

adopted by the Senate June 14, 1991.





Secretary of the Senate