- Mar 20, 2012: ADOPTED
- Mar 20, 2012: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
- Mar 16, 2012: REFERRED TO FINANCE
LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Jamie Lee St. Onge upon the occa sion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most pres tigious of Scouting honors WHEREAS, Jamie Lee St. Onge, through his diligence and rigorous efforts, achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout on December 13, 2011; and WHEREAS, Jamie Lee St. Onge is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop in Clayton, New York; and WHEREAS, America has achieved her greatest heights of glory through the dedication, determination and tireless efforts of the outstanding citizens of this Nation; and WHEREAS, It is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and WHEREAS, The Boy Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation; and
WHEREAS, The highest achievement of leadership in Scouting, earned by only five percent of all Boy Scouts, is the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout; and WHEREAS, This outstanding young man has been involved in Scouting for many years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of the necessary achievements, including completion of a community service project, which was successfully planned, developed and executed; and WHEREAS, Jamie Lee St. Onge's perseverance in rising through the ranks to Eagle Scout is a strong indication of his ability to master difficult tasks; his accomplishment will enable him to emerge as a leader, fully equipped to meet the challenges of today's complex society; and WHEREAS, This new Eagle Scout is a credit to his family, his school, his community, his State and his Nation, and no doubt his future will be filled with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations, in recognition of the significance of this meritorious achievement, to congratulate and honor Jamie Lee St. Onge on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout; and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran smitted to Jamie Lee St. Onge.