Resolution J3118-2013

Congratulating Nathaniel Samlall on earning the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors



  • May 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 28, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


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

WHEREAS,  Nathaniel Samlall, 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 22, 2013 at the Blessed Sacrament School; and
  WHEREAS, Currently a 10th grade student at the East  New  York  Family
Academy, 15 year old Nathaniel Samlall is a member and the Senior Patrol
Leader of Boy Scouts of America Troop 96; 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;
  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,  Nathaniel  Samlall  restored,  refur-
bished  and  painted  the  side  entrance of his church and its handicap
ramp; he also mixed cement and patched all the  holes  in  the  church's
side walkway, enhancing its safety as well as its appearance; and
  WHEREAS,  Nathaniel Samlall'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 Nathaniel Samlall on achieving the rank of  Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Nathaniel Samlall.


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