Resolution J2227-2013

Congratulating Taylor Elliott-Roggie on earning the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors

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  • Jun 11, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 11, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 6, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Taylor  Elliott-Roggie upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle  Scout,  the  most
prestigious of Scouting honors

WHEREAS,  Taylor  Elliott-Roggie,  through  his  diligence  and rigorous
efforts, has achieved Scouting's  highest  and  most  prestigious  rank,
Eagle  Scout;  he will be honored at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony to
be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the  Seneca  Falls  Elks  Lodge  in
Seneca Falls, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  The son of Richard and Elizabeth Roggie, Taylor Elliott-Rog-
gie is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 80 in Seneca Falls; 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, Taylor Elliott-Roggie, with the assistance
of his father, reconstructed and redid a bedroom in a house purchased by
his church to help battered women, making it  a  livable  and  welcoming
space; and
  WHEREAS,  Taylor  Elliott-Roggie'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 lead-
er,  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  Taylor Elliott-Roggie on achieving the rank of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Taylor Elliott-Roggie.

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