Resolution J1695-2013

Congratulating Rafael G. Rivera upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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  • May 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 2, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Rafael G. Rivera IV upon the occa-
sion  of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most pres-
tigious of Scouting honors, on May 26, 2013

WHEREAS, Rafael  G.  Rivera  IV,  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,
May 26, 2013; and
  WHEREAS,  Rafael  G.  Rivera  IV  is a member of Boy Scouts of America
Troop 49, Peru, 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,  this exemplary Boy Scout built two chain
link fences at the Lyon Mountain baseball park  in  Lyon  Mountain,  New
York, to protect the pee wee players from baseballs; and
  WHEREAS, The perseverance of Rafael G. Rivera IV 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 Rafael G. Rivera IV  on  achieving  the  rank  of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Rafael G. Rivera IV.

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