Congratulating William A. Novello upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scou...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating William A. Novello upon the occa-
sion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most pres-
tigious of Scouting honors, on April 13, 2013

WHEREAS, William A. Novello, 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, April 13,
2013, at St. Barnabas Church, Bellmore, New York; and
WHEREAS, William A. Novello is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop
285, in Bellmore, 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;
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, beginning in the Cub Scouts where he earned the highest
honor in Cub Scouting, the Arrow of Light award; and
WHEREAS, William A. Novello 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, William A. Novello successfully orchestrated
a plan to improve a bus stop near the Long Island Rail Road train
station in Bellmore; enlisting the aid of his troop, he raised funds to
purchase a commercial bench and pay for the construction of a cement
platform in order to install it; and
WHEREAS, The enhanced bus stop truly serves the Bellmore community by
providing a much appreciated seating area for elderly passengers and
weary travelers; and
WHEREAS, William A. Novello'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 William A. Novello on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to William A. Novello.


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