Resolution J1541-2013

Congratulating Jonathan Pinckney upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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  • Apr 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 30, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 26, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Jonathan Pinckney upon the occa-
sion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most  pres-
tigious of Scouting honors, on February 20, 2013

WHEREAS,  Jonathan Pinckney, through his diligence and rigorous efforts,
achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle  Scout,  on
February 20, 2013; and
  WHEREAS,  Jonathan Pinckney is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop
27, in Canton, New York; he is also a member of the Order of the  Arrow;
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 arid executed; and
  WHEREAS, For his project, Jonathan Pinckney planned, raised funds, and
constructed an outdoor pavilion at Taylor Park in Canton, New York; and
  WHEREAS, The perseverance of Jonathan Pinckney 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 Jonathan Pinckney on achieving the rank of  Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jonathan Pinckney.

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