Resolution J1407-2013

Congratulating Jimmy Hawkins 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 19, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Jimmy Hawkins upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on June 2, 2013

WHEREAS,  Jimmy Hawkins, 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, June 2, 2013, at
St. James Episcopal Church in Goshen, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Jimmy Hawkins is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop  63,
Goshen, 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, Jimmy Hawkins' 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 Jimmy Hawkins on  achieving  the  rank  of  Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jimmy Hawkins.

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