Resolution J5711-2013

Congratulating Troy Steven Richards upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 28, 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  Troy  Steven  Richards upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle  Scout,  the  most
prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 28, 2014

WHEREAS,  Troy  Steven  Richards,  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 28, 2014, at Rocky Point High School, Rocky Point, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Troy  Steven  Richards  is a member of Boy Scouts of America
Troop 244, Rocky Point, 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, Troy Steven Richards supervised the demoli-
tion and replacement of a fence at Trinity Evangelical  Lutheran  Church
in Rocky Point, New York; the new fence, in addition to being more visu-
ally  appealing,  is  also  much  safer as it is taller and has a proper
gate; and
  WHEREAS, Troy Steven Richards'  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 Troy Steven Richards on  achieving  the  rank  of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Troy Steven Richards.

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