Resolution J599-2013

Congratulating Darroch A. Coonradt on earning the rank of Eagle Scout



  • Feb 28, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 22, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Darroch A. Coonradt upon the occa-
sion  of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most pres-
tigious of Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Darroch A. Coonradt, of  Wynantskill,  New  York,  through  his
diligence and rigorous efforts, has achieved Scouting's highest and most
prestigious  rank,  Eagle Scout; he will be honored at an Eagle Court of
Honor ceremony; and
  WHEREAS, Darroch A. Coonradt, the son of Mr. and Mrs.  Jeff  C.  Coon-
radt,  is  a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 41 in East Greenbush,
New York; he has served the troop in many capacities and has  earned  52
merit badges; 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;
  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, Darroch Coonradt constructed a  Veter-
an's  Memorial in the local cemetery, honoring the veterans buried there
and the many veterans living in the area and their families; and
  WHEREAS, He designed and planned the  construction  of  the  memorial;
acquired all the necessary materials and erected a flagpole with a solar
light  and  built  a box around the base with an engraved memorial head-
stone; he also built a memory bench and a flowerbed filled  with  yellow
flowers in the shape of a large yellow ribbon; and
  WHEREAS,  Darroch  Coonradt  has  justly received many compliments and
expressions of appreciation from people who have  visited  the  cemetery
and from local American Legion Post members; and
  WHEREAS,  Darroch  A.  Coonradt'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 lead-
er,  fully  equipped  to meet the challenges of today's complex society;
  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  Darroch  A.  Coonradt on achieving the rank of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Darroch A. Coonradt.


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