Resolution J1480-2013

Congratulating Robert S. Knapp on earning the rank of Eagle Scout

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  • Apr 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 30, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 24, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating Robert S. Knapp upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious
of Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Robert S. Knapp, through his diligence  and  rigorous  efforts,
has  achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout;
he will be honored at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony  to  be  held  on
June 2, 2013 at the Seaford American Legion Hall; and
  WHEREAS,  Robert  S.  Knapp is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop
581 of Seaford, New York sponsored by the Seaford Lions Club; 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 Eagle project, Robert S. Knapp built an attic floor
at the Seaford Historical Society to enable the organization  to  rotate
and store exhibits; and
  WHEREAS, Robert S. Knapp'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 Robert S. Knapp on achieving the  rank  of  Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Robert S. Knapp.

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