Resolution J1025-2013

Congratulating William A. Novello upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on April 13, 2013



  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 26, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating William A. Novello upon the occa-
sion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most  pres-
tigious of Scouting honors, on April 13, 2013

WHEREAS, William A. Novello, 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,  April  13,
2013, at St. Barnabas Church, Bellmore, New York; and
  WHEREAS, William A. Novello is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop
285, in Bellmore, 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;
  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, beginning in the Cub Scouts  where  he  earned  the  highest
honor in Cub Scouting, the Arrow of Light award; and
  WHEREAS,  William A. Novello 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, William A. Novello successfully orchestrated
a  plan  to  improve  a  bus  stop  near the Long Island Rail Road train
station in Bellmore; enlisting the aid of his troop, he raised funds  to
purchase  a  commercial  bench  and pay for the construction of a cement
platform in order to install it; and
  WHEREAS, The enhanced bus stop truly serves the Bellmore community  by
providing  a  much  appreciated  seating area for elderly passengers and
weary travelers; and
  WHEREAS, William A. Novello'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 William A. Novello on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to William A. Novello.


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