By Senators Fain and Fraser
WHEREAS, The Miss Auburn Scholarship Program is the leading community-based scholarship competition of its kind in the state; and
WHEREAS, The program is an official preliminary qualifier to the Miss Washington and Miss America scholarship pageants; and
WHEREAS, Twenty year old Morgan Warren of Auburn was crowned Miss Auburn 2015 out of a remarkable pool of 14 outstanding contestants; and
WHEREAS, Thirteen year old Keely Franchini of Lake Tapps was crowned Miss Auburn Outstanding Teen 2015; and
WHEREAS, The goal of the Miss Auburn Scholarship Program is to inspire accomplishments and motivate personal achievement in young women; and
WHEREAS, Morgan exemplifies these goals as a third-time contestant who grew and learned from her experiences in the Miss Auburn Scholarship Program; and
WHEREAS, The Miss Auburn Scholarship Program is a positive educational program which promotes young women's education and community involvement; and
WHEREAS, Morgan is finishing her associate degree in order to pursue further higher education in elementary education; and
WHEREAS, She is actively involved in her church community and is a longtime member of her church choir; and
WHEREAS, Morgan competed on the platform of Supporting Positive Body Image in Young Women; and
WHEREAS, Keely has been dancing for ten years and tap danced to "My Feet Can't Fail Me Now"; and
WHEREAS, She ran on a platform in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society; and
WHEREAS, Keely performed in honor of a close friend who is fighting cancer;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate recognize and support the good work of the Miss Auburn Scholarship Program; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to the Miss Auburn Scholarship Program, Morgan Warren, Miss Auburn 2015, and Keely Franchini, Miss Auburn Outstanding Teen 2015.
I, Hunter G. Goodman, Secretary of the Senate,
do hereby certify that this is a true and
correct copy of Senate Resolution 8682,
adopted by the Senate
May 20, 2015
Secretary of the Senate