Resolution J2348-2013

Congratulating Andre Robert Smith on earning the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors

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  • Jun 13, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 13, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 11, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating Andre Robert Smith upon the occa-
sion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most  pres-
tigious of Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Andre Robert Smith, 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 13, 2013, at
the Perinton Community Church in Fairport, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Andre Robert Smith is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop
363 and has served the Troop in  numerous  capacities  including  Patrol
Leader, Quartermaster, and Senior Patrol Leader; 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,  Andre  Robert  Smith  designed  and
created coloring books which were individually packaged with crayons and
sent to the Children's Hospital and Camp Round-up River Ranch in Colora-
do,  AHOPE (African HIV Orphans' Project Embrace) in Ethiopia, and Goli-
sano Children's Hospital in Rochester, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Andre Robert 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 Andre Robert 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 Andre Robert Smith.

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