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Senate Resolution 68--Commending the Miss America Organization for its Longstanding Commitment to Quality Education and the Character of Women in US

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SENATE RESOLUTION 68--COMMENDING THE MISS AMERICA ORGANIZATION FOR ITS LONGSTANDING COMMITMENT TO QUALITY EDUCATION AND THE CHARACTER OF WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES -- (Senate - February 01, 2007)

Mr. INHOFE (for himself, Mr. COBURN, and Mr. ISAKSON) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to:

S. Res. 68

Whereas the Miss America Organization was formed in 1921;

Whereas, in 1945, the organization established a scholarship program to assist young women achieve their personal and professional goals;

Whereas contestants in the Miss America Pageant must first succeed in local and State pageants;

Whereas the 52 young women who participated in the Miss America Pageant showed great poise and accomplishment;

Whereas Lauren Nelson, of Lawton, Oklahoma, was crowned Miss America 2007, the sixth Oklahoman in history and the second in a row;

Whereas Oklahoma now joins only 2 other States in boasting 6 Miss America crowns and 3 other States in holding consecutive crowns; and

Whereas the Senate family is also proud of Kate Michael of Senator Johnny Isakson's office, who represented the District of Columbia in the Miss America Pageant: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the Senate--

(1) commends the Miss America Organization for its longstanding commitment to quality education and the character of women in the United States;

(2) congratulates Miss America 2007, Lauren Nelson of Lawton, Oklahoma, the 80th woman crowned Miss America; and

(3) directs the Secretary of the Senate to transmit a copy of this resolution to Lauren Nelson in care of the Miss America Organization.

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