Resolution J2113-2013

Congratulating Dylan Smith upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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  • Jun 11, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 11, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 4, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Dylan Smith upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on June 29, 2013

WHEREAS, Dylan Smith, 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  29,  2013,
at the New Baltimore Fire House, New Baltimore, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Dylan  Smith  is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 45,
Coxsackie-Athens, 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, Dylan Smith's project benefited the Mental Health Association
of  Columbia and Greene Counties whose association holds an annual Pump-
kin Walk to help disadvantaged children; the project took place  at  the
Columbia-Greene Community College; Dylan led a group of scouts in widen-
ing a trail as well as leveling it in certain areas; and
  WHEREAS,  Dylan  Smith'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 Dylan Smith on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout;
and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dylan Smith.

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