Resolution J5602-2013

Congratulating Justin Eith upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on May 19, 2014

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  • Jun 3, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 3, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 30, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Justin Eith upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on May 19, 2014

WHEREAS, Justin Eith, 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 Monday, May 19, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, Justin Eith is a member of Boy Scouts of  America  Troop  93,
Franklin Square; 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 Eagle project, Justin Eith collected school  supplies
to be distributed to underprivileged children and their families through
Catholic  Charities;  this  caring  Scout  set up boxes for donations at
multiple sites in his community, including three elementary  schools,  a
high  school,  the  Franklin  Square  Public  Library, local stores, and
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2718 in Franklin Square, ultimately  gath-
ering more than 20 boxes of supplies; and
  WHEREAS,  Justin  Eith'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 Justin Eith on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout;
and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Justin Eith.

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