Resolution J5059-2013

Congratulating Eric Scott upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on May 18, 2014



  • May 20, 2014: ADOPTED
  • May 12, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Eric Scott upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on May 18, 2014

WHEREAS, Eric Scott, through his diligence  and  rigorous  efforts,  has
achieved  Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout; the
Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 18,  2014,  at
the Poestenkill Fire Company, Poestenkill, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  The  son of Jeanne and Richard Scott, Eric Scott is a member
of Boy Scouts of America Troop 528; 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, Eric Scott rebuilt and refurbished the
adventure  ropes  course  and adjoining trail at the Troy Family YMCA in
Troy, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Eric Scott'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,  The Averill Park High School senior plans to pursue graduate
study in pharmacy and  pharmaceutical  science  at  SUNY  Buffalo;  this
caring  young  man  would like to work at a VA hospital in order to care
for the veterans that have fought for and protected our country; 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 Eric Scott on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout;
and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Eric Scott.


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