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File #: 0030X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/18/2019 In control: Hardin
On agenda: 1/28/2019 Final action: 1/31/2019
Title: To Recognize and Congratulate Rhea Eubanks on being the recipient of the Donald K. Day Scholarship Award upon the Occasion of the 32nd Annual Labor Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sponsors: Shannon G. Hardin, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson
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To Recognize and Congratulate Rhea Eubanks on being the recipient of the Donald K. Day Scholarship Award upon the Occasion of the 32nd Annual Labor Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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WHEREAS, Rhea grew up with her family in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Rhea attended Reynoldsburg public schools and graduated from Reynoldsburg High School in 2012 as a valedictorian with a GPA of 4.15 Rhea is also a member of New Salem Missionary Baptist Church; and

WHEREAS, Rhea continued her educational pursuits by attending Washington University in St. Louis and majored in Philosophy - Neuroscience-Psychology. Rhea was a devoted member of GlobeMed a non- profit organization whose mission was to create sustainable partnerships with grass-roots organizations around the world. Rhea was a co-campaign coordinator her junior year in college and raised over $20,000 for WashU’s GlobeMed chapter’s partner UDHA (Uganda Development and Health Associates) in Uganda to fund maternal-infant adolescent and community health programs UDHA created for their community; and

WHEREAS, Rhea is currently a third year medical student at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM). Rhea has completed her first two pre-clinical years of medical school as well as passed the first United States medical licensing board examination; and

WHEREAS, Rhea has been involved in various student organizations including the student National Medical Association and is a candidate for the Community and Global Health Scholar Program at SSOM. Rhea’s love for mentorship has flourished in medical school as she has been a mentor for pre-medical students during medical school and is currently a tutor for student cohorts below her ; and

WHEREAS, Rhea is very passionate and excited about medicine and treating the illness of the body as well as the spirit of the patient; now therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

That this Council does hereby recognize and congratulate R...

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