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Resolution: In Commemoration of late FIU Student Myles Davis


Agenda Item: In Commemoration of late FIU Student Myles Davis Date: August 10, 2009

Sponsors:  Cristina Loreto, Arts & Sciences Senator SGC-MMC ; Vignesh Iyer Doraiswamy, Honors College Senator SGA-MMC

In Commemoration of late FIU Student Myles Davis

WHEREAS, The mission statement of the Student Government Council, and its elected Senators and Members, states that we are “committed to providing and improving the overall student experience,” as well as “fostering student life, encouraging community involvement, and serving the common interest of the students,”

WHEREAS, Myles Davis served the FIU Golden Panther Band as a trumpet player and was also a member of the National Guard Army Band and studied as a jazz performance major at FIU;

WHEREAS, The Golden Panther Band is known for keeping up school spirit by attending games and other major University events such as commencement and freshman convocation and being a part of the Golden Panther band is an honor as well as an indication of commitment to the University and its students;

WHEREAS, Davis passed away on July 23 while trying to move a downed power line with his bare hands after a rainstorm, to protect his neighbors from the danger the power line could provide;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Student Government Association commemorates his heroic act, and gives gratitude for all his dedication to the Golden Panther Band and the University.

In favor: 16; Opposed:0; Abstentions:0 ; Signed:

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