Congratulating Justin Pugal upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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  • 03 / Apr / 2013
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
  • 17 / Apr / 2013

Resolution Details

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Justin Pugal upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on April 14, 2013

WHEREAS, Justin Pugal, 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, April 14, 2013, at
Manorville Fire Department, Manorville, New York; and
WHEREAS, Justin Pugal is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 221,
Manorville, New York; and
WHEREAS, Currently, Justin Pugal is a sophomore at Eastport South
Manor High School; maintaining honor roll grades, he also has been play-
ing varsity football and lacrosse since the 9th grade; he belongs to the
Natural Helpers Club and volunteered helping the Red Cross set up the
evacuation center during Hurricane Sandy; 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 project, Justin Pugal, along with his brother, Cody
who also earned the rank of Eagle Scout, built matching gardens at the
entrances of the Saint Peter and Paul Church in Manorville, New York;
the two scouts were responsible for designing and raising the funds
necessary to provide the materials for their projects; and
WHEREAS, Justin Pugal'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 Justin Pugal on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Justin Pugal.


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