Resolution J1829-2013

Congratulating Andrew Grant on earning the rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors



  • May 21, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 14, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating Andrew Grant upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Andrew Grant, through his diligence and rigorous  efforts,  has
achieved  Scouting's  highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout; he
was honored at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony on April 25, 2013 at the
Akron, New York First United Methodist Church which sponsors the  troop;
  WHEREAS,  Andrew Grant, the son of Jim and Becky Grant, is a member of
Boy Scouts of America Troop 559; 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;
  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, Andrew Grant organized an effort to
paint playground equipment in Russell Park in the Village  of  Akron  as
well  as  to  build  picnic  tables  and plant some shrubs, all of which
enhanced the appearance and usability of the park; and
  WHEREAS, At the completion of his project, in recognition and appreci-
ation of his efforts, Andrew Grant was recognized by the  Akron  Village
Board  for  his  community  service; scoutmasters Joel Gregorio and Gary
Mulrain, as well as Andrew's parents, Jim and Becky Grant,  participated
in the special ceremony; and
  WHEREAS,  Andrew  Grant'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  Andrew  Grant  on  achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Andrew Grant.


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