Resolution J595-2013

Congratulating Matthew Murray upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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  • Feb 28, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 28, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Feb 22, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Matthew Murray upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious
of Scouting honors, on March 3, 2013

WHEREAS, Matthew Murray, 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, March 3, 2013, at
Center Brunswick Fire House in Troy, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Matthew Murray is a member of Boy  Scouts  of  America  Troop
2537; 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, Matthew  Murray  created  a  program  called
Operation P.A.T.H. (Parents And Teens Hangin) which reunited service men
and  women returning from active duty to their teenage children; the day
included a bobsled run, biathlon range, a ride to the  top  of  the  ski
jump, meals, transportation and more; and
  WHEREAS,  Matthew Murray'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  Matthew  Murray on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Matthew Murray.

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