Congratulating Francis Denis Heroux upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Francis Denis Heroux upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most
prestigious of Scouting honors, on April 27, 2013

WHEREAS, Francis Denis Heroux, 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 27, 2013, at Saint Rita Church, Webster, New York; and
WHEREAS, Francis Denis Heroux, the son of Bernard and Vilmarie Heroux
as well as an exemplary leader to his four younger sisters, is a member
of Boy Scouts of America Troop 163; 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, Francis portrayed his strong leadership
skills by conducting an effort to install shelving, as well as improve
exterior grounds at the Hope House of Webster, New York where he is a
regular volunteer; through the compassion, care, and faith of volunteers
like Francis, the Hope House provides for more than 100 families with an
emphasis on preventing homelessness; and
WHEREAS, Francis'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 Francis Denis Heroux on achieving the rank of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Francis Denis Heroux.


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