Resolution J1803-2013

Congratulating Ian Valdon Lawson upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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  • May 21, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 21, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 10, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Ian Valdon Lawson upon the occa-
sion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most  pres-
tigious of Scouting honors, on June 8, 2013

WHEREAS,  Ian Valdon Lawson, 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 Saturday, June 8,
2013, at Batavia Assembly of God Church in Batavia, 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 Eagle project, Ian Valdon Lawson filmed and produced
a promotional video for Care-A-Van Ministries, a street ministry located
in Batavia, New York; Care-A-Van is  a  mobile  ministry  that  provides
assistance  to  those in need within the community through prayer, love,
compassion, clothing, and food distribution; and
  WHEREAS, Ian Valdon Lawson'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 Ian Valdon Lawson on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ian Valdon Lawson.

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