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  1st Session
S. RES. 147

   Honoring the memory of Jereima ``Jeri'' Bustamante on the 1-year 
                      anniversary of her passing.



                             April 8, 2019

    Mr. Scott of Florida (for himself and Mr. Rubio) submitted the 
        following resolution; which was considered and agreed to



   Honoring the memory of Jereima ``Jeri'' Bustamante on the 1-year 
                      anniversary of her passing.

Whereas Jereima ``Jeri'' Bustamante (referred to in this preamble as ``Jeri 
        Bustamante'') lived the American Dream;
Whereas, after moving from Panama to the United States with her family, Jeri 

    (1) attended Miami Beach Senior High School; and

    (2) earned a Bachelor's Degree in Communication and Media Sciences and 
a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Florida International 

Whereas Jeri Bustamante had a tireless work ethic and a passion for 
        communication, and paid for her education by working while enrolled in 
Whereas that tireless work ethic and passion for communication propelled Jeri 
        Bustamante to professional success, beginning with an internship at a 
        Miami television station and culminating in a period of service as press 
        secretary to Florida Governor Rick Scott;
Whereas the enthusiasm, compassion, tenacity, and vibrant energy of Jeri 
        Bustamante are greatly missed by her family, friends, and coworkers;
Whereas the spirit of Jeri Bustamante lives on through the Jereima Bustamante 
        Memorial Scholarship, which aims to help graduates of Miami Beach Senior 
        High School achieve their goals and pursue the American Dream through a 
        college education; and
Whereas April 8, 2019, marks 1 year since the life of Jeri Bustamante was 
        tragically cut short in a fatal boating accident: Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved, That the Senate--
            (1) honors the life and memory of Jereima ``Jeri'' 
        Bustamante (referred to in this resolving clause as ``Jeri 
            (2) offers heartfelt condolences to the family, loved ones, 
        and friends of Jeri Bustamante;
            (3) recognizes that living the American Dream remains 
        possible for any individual who, following the example of Jeri 
        Bustamante, works hard to pursue and achieve a goal; and
            (4) encourages the recipients of the Jereima Bustamante 
        Memorial Scholarship to carry on the legacy of Jeri Bustamante.

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