Resolution J294-2013

Congratulating Jacob Townsend upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished 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 Jacob Townsend upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious
of Scouting honors, on December 20, 2012

WHEREAS, Jacob Townsend, 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 Thursday, December 20, 2012,
at Clarence Town Park Club House, Clarence, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Jacob Townsend is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 27;
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, Jacob Townsend renovated the meeting rooms
for the youth group at Our Lady of Peace Church; and
  WHEREAS, Jacob Townsend'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 Jacob Townsend on achieving  the  rank  of  Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jacob Townsend.

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