Resolution J1114-2013

Congratulating Justin Pugal upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout



  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 3, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating Justin Pugal upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on April 14, 2013

WHEREAS, Justin Pugal, 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 Sunday, April 14, 2013, at
Manorville Fire Department, Manorville, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Justin Pugal is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop  221,
Manorville, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Currently,  Justin  Pugal  is  a sophomore at Eastport South
Manor High School; maintaining honor roll grades, he also has been play-
ing varsity football and lacrosse since the 9th grade; he belongs to the
Natural Helpers Club and volunteered helping the Red Cross  set  up  the
evacuation center during Hurricane Sandy; 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, 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, Justin Pugal, along with his  brother,  Cody
who  also  earned the rank of Eagle Scout, built matching gardens at the
entrances of the Saint Peter and Paul Church in  Manorville,  New  York;
the  two  scouts  were  responsible  for designing and raising the funds
necessary to provide the materials for their projects; and
  WHEREAS, Justin Pugal'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 Justin Pugal  on  achieving  the  rank  of  Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Justin Pugal.


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