Resolution J1115-2013

Congratulating Cody 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  Cody Pugal upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on April 14, 2013

WHEREAS, Cody 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, Cody Pugal is a member of Boy Scouts of  America  Troop  221,
Manorville, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  A  senior  at  Eastport  South Manor High School, Cody Pugal
played both Varsity football and lacrosse; he also helped the Red  Cross
set  up the evacuation center at the high school during Hurricane Sandy;
  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, Cody Pugal, along with his brother, Justin
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,  Cody  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 Cody 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 Cody Pugal.


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