- Mar 30, 2012: ADOPTED
- Mar 30, 2012: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
- Mar 29, 2012: REFERRED TO FINANCE
LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Travis Jess Uzwy upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors WHEREAS, Travis Jess Uzwy, through his diligence and rigorous efforts, has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout; the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held on Friday, April 27, 2012 at Wellington C. Mepham High School in Bellmore, New York; and WHEREAS, The son of Debby and Jess Uzwy, Travis Jess Uzwy is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 577 in North Bellmore, New York, spon sored by American Legion Post 1749; and WHEREAS, Travis Jess Uzwy has served the Troop in many capacities including Quartermaster, Patrol Leader, Assistant Patrol Leader and Troop Guide and currently serves it as Senior Patrol Leader and, he has been a member of the Order of the Arrow since 2008; 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, For his Eagle project, at the recommendation of the Bellmore Chamber of Commerce, Travis Jess Uzwy beautified the corner of Grand Avenue and Newbridge Road in Bellmore, which had previously been unkempt and an eyesore for the community; and WHEREAS, Travis Jess Uzwy'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, A senior at W.C. Mepham High School, Travis Jess Uzwy is currently the President of the SADD Club (Students Against Destructive Decisions); he has been responsible for coordinating the Senior Citizen Prom, the Benefit Walk, and other community service projects and looks forward to attending college in the Fall; 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 Travis Jess Uzwy on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout; and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran smitted to Travis Jess Uzwy.