City of Atlanta
Georgia

Recognition
16-P-9057

In Honor of Naomy Grand' Pierre

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Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, Post 1 At Large Michael Julian Bond
Category:PresentationFunctions:None Required

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In Honor of Naomy Grand'Pierre

Whereas,              The City of Atlanta Bond is pleased to honor Haiti's First Female Olympic Swimmer Naomy Grand'Pierre; and

 

Whereas,               Naomy Grand'Pierre is a Haitian American 19 year old born in Montreal, CA and was raised in Atlanta, GA. She is the oldest of 5 children. She began swimming competitively at the age 10 for her club team, the City of Atlanta Dolphins; and

 

Whereas,              In 2012, she participated in the National Diversity Select Camp at the USA Olympic Training Center at Colorado Springs. She attended Whitefield Academy and was a member of the varsity swim team and track team; and

 

Whereas,              Naomy Grand'Pierre is the 2013 Georgia State Champion in the 1600m relay. She started competing for Haiti in 2015 and became Haiti's first female Olympic Swimmer when she swam in the 50m relay freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio; and 

 

Whereas,              Naomy Grand'Pierre is currently a second year Psychology major at the University of Chicago and she also competes on their varsity swim team; and

 

Whereas,              Naomy Grand'Pierre is also an athlete representative on the USA Swimming Diversity & Inclusion Committee and has used her skills from this committee to help improve the Haitian Swimming Federation; and

 

Whereas,              After college, Naomy Grand'Pierre plans on having a career in Business Marketing and Advertising and will continue to train and compete for Haiti in the hopes of qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED THAT, WE, the members of the Atlanta City Council on behalf of the citizens of Atlanta hereby honor Naomy Grand'Pierre.

 

                                                                                                                                                                 IN WITNESS WHEREOF, WE HAVE

HEREUNTO SET OUR HANDS AND

CAUSED THE SEAL OF THE CITY

OF ATLANTA TO BE AFFIXED

       

     ____________________________

                                                       Ceasar C. Mitchell

                                              President, Atlanta City Council

 

___________________                ___________________            ____________________

Carla Smith                            Kwanza Hall                             Ivory Lee Young, Jr.

Council District 1                            Council District 2                              Council District 3

 

                                                        ____________________                ______________________      ____________________

                                                        Cleta Winslow                              Natalyn Mosby Archibong    Alex Wan

                                                        Council District 4                            Council District 5                            Council District 6

 

                                                        ____________________               ____________________          ____________________

                                                        Howard Shook                            Yolanda Adrean                            Felicia A. Moore

                                                        Council District 7                            Council District 8                            Council District 9

 

                            ____________________              ____________________         _____________________

                                                        C.T. Martin                            Keisha Lance Bottoms         Joyce M. Sheperd

                                                        Council District 10                              Council District 11                Council District 12

 

____________________               ____________________         _____________________

Michael Julian Bond                            Mary Norwood                           Andre Dickens

Post 1 At-Large                            Post 2 At-Large                           Post 3 At-Large                            

 

Meeting History

Nov 21, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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Proclamation presented by Councilmember Michael Julian Bond