Resolution J1293-2013

Congratulating Christopher J. Hutton upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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  • Apr 23, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 23, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 17, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Christopher  J. Hutton upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle  Scout,  the  most
prestigious of Scouting honors, on April 20, 2013

WHEREAS,  Christopher  J.  Hutton,  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  20,  2013,  at St. James United Methodist Church in Kingston, New
York; and
  WHEREAS, Christopher J. Hutton is a member of Boy  Scouts  of  America
Troop 7, West Hurley, 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;
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, Christopher J. Hutton installed solar panels
at the Forsyth Nature Center in Kingston, New York,  to  supply  supple-
mental  power  to the exhibits, as well as to be a teaching tool for the
students and families that come to Forsyth; and
  WHEREAS, This exemplary Boy Scout volunteered 342 hours and raised the
necessary funds to purchase, install, and maintain the solar panels; and
  WHEREAS, Christopher J. Hutton'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 lead-
er, 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 Christopher J. Hutton on achieving  the  rank  of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Christopher J. Hutton.

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