Resolution J1012-2013

Congratulating Austin T. Matthews upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 17, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 25, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating Austin T. Matthews upon the occa-
sion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most  pres-
tigious of Scouting honors, on May 4, 2013

WHEREAS, Austin T. Matthews, 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 Saturday, May 4, 2013,
at the Greenwood Lake Elks Lodge, Greenwood Lake, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Austin T. Matthews joined Scouting in 2002 as a member of Boy
Scouts of American Troop 121, Greenwood  Lake,  New  York;  currently  a
senior  at George F. Baker High School, he will be attending the Univer-
sity of New Haven in the fall; 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  project,  Austin T. Matthews renovated the rectory
bathroom for a church located in Monroe, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Austin T. Matthew'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 Austin T. Matthews on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Austin T. Matthews.

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