Resolution J207-2013

Congratulating Thomas Christopher Piersall upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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  • Jan 24, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 24, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 16, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Thomas Christopher Piersall upon
the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank  of  Eagle  Scout,  the
most prestigious of Scouting honors

WHEREAS,  Thomas  Piersall,  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, December 9,
2012, at St. Martin Church in Webster, New York; and
  WHEREAS, The son of Jeff and Darlene Piersall, Thomas  Piersall  is  a
member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 110; 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, Thomas Piersall reorganized the shelving and
painted the 2500 square-foot room in the library at St. Rita's Elementa-
ry School; the project provides easy access of reading materials for the
students, and the painted walls promote school spirit with its colors of
blue and gold; and
  WHEREAS, Thomas Piersall'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  Thomas Piersall on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Thomas Piersall.

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