NYC Council Chooses Far Rock Student
A Far Rockaway High School student, Moh am ed A. Amin was selected by the College Now Program to participate in the 2003 Model NYC Council Project. The Project is a unique leadership development opportunity for selected high school students. Amin played the role of an elected official from the City of New York and was able to debate and vote on public policy at City Hall for a day. After the debate and vote at City Hall, a celebration was held with the members of the City Council.
Amin assumed the role of City Councilman Hiram Monserrate of District 21, where he had the opportunity to debate and vote on the bill "Banning cell phones in places of public performances."