Bill Text: GA HR1163 | 2009-2010 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Armstrong, Ms. Mia N.; commend

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2010-01-25 - House Read and Adopted [HR1163 Detail]

Download: Georgia-2009-HR1163-Introduced.html
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House Resolution 1163
By: Representative Everson of the 106th


Recognizing and commending Ms. Mia N. Armstrong; and for other purposes.

WHEREAS, Ms. Mia N. Armstrong was born on May 7, 1980, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and has proven herself to be a dedicated student, with intelligence, compassion, and drive; and

WHEREAS, a member of the National Honor Society during high school at Mt. de Sales Academy, Ms. Armstrong graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in biology from Xavier University of Louisiana and followed her passion for knowledge and helping others in attending the Medical College of Georgia's (MCG) School of Medicine; and

WHEREAS, upon her graduation from MCG in 2007, Ms. Armstrong began her residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center with the Department of Pediatrics; and

WHEREAS, upon the completion of her residency in June, 2010, Ms. Armstrong plans to return to Albany, Georgia, to work at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital; and

WHEREAS, she has been recognized with numerous honors, including a Medical Records Perfect Attendance Award, a Conference Attendance Excellence Award, a George N. Stoney Medical, Dental, and Pharmaceutical Society Scholarship, a Regent's Opportunity Grant for Medicine, and a Howard Hughes Biomedical Scholar; and

WHEREAS, active in her community as well as medicine, Ms. Armstrong has volunteered her time at the Special Olympics Winter Games, the Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort at May Park, the Salvation Army Women's Clinic, and the Vidalia Health Clinic; and

WHEREAS, she served as a teaching resident for third-year medical students while at the University of Mississippi and as a representative on the school's residents' council; and

WHEREAS, it is abundantly fitting and proper that the outstanding accomplishments of this remarkable and distinguished young woman be appropriately recognized.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body commend Ms. Mia N. Armstrong for her years of study and hard work; congratulate her upon the upcoming completion of her medical residency; and extend to her their most sincere best wishes for a successful medical career.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit an appropriate copy of this resolution to Ms. Mia N. Armstrong.