Congratulating Quinton Marchand upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouti...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Quinton Marchand upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious
of Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Quinton Marchand, 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 28,
2013, at St. Martin Lutheran Church in Webster, New York; and
WHEREAS, The son of Eileen and Paul Marchand, Quinton Marchand is a
member of Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 110; 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, Quinton Marchand spent 300 hours organizing,
raising funds for and completing work on an athletic storage outbuilding
at Bishop Kearney High School in Rochester, New York; and
WHEREAS, The building project had been abandoned two years ago and the
deteriorating structure had become an eyesore as well as a safety
hazard; Quinton Marchand tore the building down to its foundation, and
properly framed, sided and roofed it, making it weather tight and main-
tenance free; and
WHEREAS, Quinton Marchand is an honor roll student at Bishop Kearney
High School and a member of the National Honor Society; this multi-ta-
lented young man is involved with many extracurricular activities,
including Varsity Track and Field, Varsity Football, Band, Folk Group
and Peer Ministry; and
WHEREAS, Quinton Marchand'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 Quinton Marchand on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Quinton Marchand.


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