Resolution J574-2013

Congratulating Lucas Arias on earning the rank of Eagle Scout

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  • Feb 28, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 28, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Feb 21, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Lucas Arias upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Lucas Arias, through his diligence and  rigorous  efforts,  has
achieved  Scouting's  highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout and
was honored at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony on  December  13,  2012;
and
  WHEREAS,  Lucas Arias is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 16 in
Arkport, 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 Eagle project, Lucas Arias undertook a project bene-
fiting the Arkport American Legion; he scraped and painted the  legion's
howitzer,  a  large  cannon displayed at the legion; he also worked with
his twin brother Austen to sand and stain the building's handicap  ramp;
and
  WHEREAS,  Lucas  Arias'  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 Lucas Arias on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout;
and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Lucas Arias.

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