Resolution J267-2013

Congratulating Anthony Sammarco on earning the rank of Eagle Scout

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  • Jan 29, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 29, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 25, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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

WHEREAS,  Anthony  Sammarco, through his diligence and rigorous efforts,
has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle  Scout;
the  Eagle Court of Honor ceremony was held on January 12, 2013, at Holy
Family Roman Catholic Church in Fresh Meadows, Queens, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Anthony Sammarco is a member of Boy Scouts of  America  Troop
55;  he earned 23 merit badges and served as the Assistant Patrol Leader
for the Troop; a graduate  of  Cathedral  Preparatory  Seminary,  he  is
currently a freshman at St. John's University; 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, Anthony Sammarco organized a toy drive
for children who are patients at Long Island Jewish Hospital; and
  WHEREAS, Anthony Sammarco'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 Anthony Sammarco on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Anthony Sammarco.

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