- May 1, 2012: ADOPTED
- May 1, 2012: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
- Apr 26, 2012: REFERRED TO FINANCE
LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Liam B. Jones upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout WHEREAS, Liam B. Jones, through his diligence and rigorous efforts, has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout; he was honored at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony on Sunday, March 11, 2012, at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Tonawanda, New York; and WHEREAS, Liam B. Jones is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 104 at the church; he served the Troop as senior patrol leader and earned the Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius religious awards; 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, Liam B. Jones established bedding accommodations for St. Luke's Mission of Mercy's Code Blue program; and WHEREAS, Liam B. Jones' 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 Liam B. Jones on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout; and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran smitted to Liam B. Jones.