Resolution J1746-2013

Congratulating Matthew Peek 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 3, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating Matthew Peek upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on May 19, 2013

WHEREAS, Matthew Peek, 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 19,  2013,  at
American Legion Post 34 in Shortsville, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Matthew  Peek, son of Donna and Phillip Peek, is a member of
Boy Scouts of America Troop 39; 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, Matthew Peek worked with the Manchester Fire
Department,  Village  of  Manchester,  and  several local businesses, to
design and construct dugouts for the Red Jacket Girls Softball Field  in
Manchester, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Matthew  Peek'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  Matthew  Peek  on  achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Matthew Peek.

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