Resolution J781-2013

Congratulating Thomas Matthew Catapano upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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  • Mar 12, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 12, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 8, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Thomas Matthew Catapano upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

WHEREAS, Thomas Matthew Catapano, 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  to
be  held  on  Friday,  March  15, 2013 at the Buckland Lodge in Buckland
Park, Brighton, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Thomas Matthew Catapano is a member of Boy Scouts of  America
Troop 31, Seneca Waterways Council in Rochester, 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,  Thomas  Matthew  Catapano  restored
hiking  trails  at  the  Ronald  McDonald  House in Rochester, New York,
clearing brush and mulching paths; and
  WHEREAS, Thomas Matthew Catapano'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;
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 Thomas Matthew Catapano on achieving the rank  of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Thomas Matthew Catapano.

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