Resolution J5173-2013

Congratulating Raymond Torres Jr. upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 7, 2014

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  • May 20, 2014: ADOPTED
  • May 20, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 16, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating Raymond Torres Jr. upon the occa-
sion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most  pres-
tigious of Scouting honors, on June 7, 2014

WHEREAS, Raymond Torres Jr., 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  Saturday,  June  7,
2014, at the Our Lady of Grace School Gym, Brooklyn, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Raymond Torres Jr. is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop
376; 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, Raymond Torres Jr.'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 Raymond Torres Jr. on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Raymond Torres Jr.

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