Resolution J5061-2013

Congratulating Quinn T. Spohrer upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 1, 2014

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  • May 20, 2014: ADOPTED
  • May 20, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 13, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Quinn T. Spohrer upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious
of Scouting honors, on June 1, 2014

WHEREAS,  Quinn  T. Spohrer, 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, June 1, 2014,
at The North Merrick Fire House in North Merrick, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Quinn T. Spohrer, a senior at Sanford H. Calhoun High School,
is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 351, Merrick, New York; and
  WHEREAS, His dedication to scouting is continuously displayed  by  the
leadership positions he has held including: Quarter Master, Patrol Lead-
er,  Assistant  Patrol  Leader,  Senior  Patrol  Leader Troop Guide, and
Junior Assistant Scout Master; presently, he is a Junior Assistant Scout
Master with Troop 351; and
  WHEREAS, In addition, Quinn T. Spohrer  was  staffed  at  the  Onteora
Scout Reservation for one year; 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, Quinn T. Spohrer chose  to  help  Elijah,  a
school  for  the  extremely  autistic; he was involved with cleaning the
building and surrounding area, repainting the foyer and exterior of  the
building,  building  a  podium,  replacing  a bathroom vanity, sink, and
faucet, building office shelving, and replacing  and  installing  a  new
carpet in the foyer; and
  WHEREAS,  Quinn  T. Spohrer'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 Quinn T. Spohrer on achieving the rank  of  Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Quinn T. Spohrer.

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