Resolution J5675-2013

Congratulating Alexander Justin Lewis upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 22, 2014

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  • Jun 10, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 10, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 5, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Alexander Justin Lewis upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle  Scout,  the  most
prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 22, 2014

WHEREAS,  Alexander  Justin  Lewis,  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 22, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, Alexander Justin Lewis is a member of Boy Scouts  of  America
Troop 36 in the Theodore Roosevelt Council in Freeport, New York; 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, Alexander Justin Lewis collected such  items
as  clothing,  shoes,  toiletries, a bicycle and a stroller for homeless
children; he sent four barrels along with the bicycle  and  stroller  to
the Maxfield Park Children's Home in Kingston, Jamaica; and
  WHEREAS,  Alexander  Justin  Lewis' 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 lead-
er,  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 Alexander Justin Lewis on achieving the rank of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Alexander Justin Lewis.

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