Resolution J1269-2013

Congratulating Francis Denis Heroux upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout



  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 15, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Francis  Denis  Heroux upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle  Scout,  the  most
prestigious of Scouting honors, on April 27, 2013

WHEREAS,  Francis  Denis  Heroux,  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 27, 2013, at Saint Rita Church, Webster, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Francis Denis Heroux, the son of Bernard and Vilmarie Heroux
as well as an exemplary leader to his four younger sisters, is a  member
of Boy Scouts of America Troop 163; 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,  Francis  portrayed  his  strong  leadership
skills  by  conducting an effort to install shelving, as well as improve
exterior grounds at the Hope House of Webster, New York where  he  is  a
regular volunteer; through the compassion, care, and faith of volunteers
like Francis, the Hope House provides for more than 100 families with an
emphasis on preventing homelessness; and
  WHEREAS,  Francis'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 Francis Denis Heroux on  achieving  the  rank  of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Francis Denis Heroux.


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