Congratulating Nicholas John Gabriel upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of S...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Nicholas John Gabriel upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most
prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 15, 2013

WHEREAS, Nicholas John Gabriel, 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,
June 15, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church, Valatie, New York; and
WHEREAS, Nicholas John Gabriel is a member of Boy Scouts of America
Troop 114 in Valatie; a member since 2005, he has held various leader-
ship positions in the Troop, including Patrol Leader, Senior Patrol
Leader and Junior Assistant Scoutmaster; 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, Nicholas John Gabriel enlisted the assist-
ance of other scouts, leaders and volunteers to build and install 3
bridges, and to clear approximately 1,000 feet of trail, around Suther-
land Pond at the Ooms Conservation Area in Chatham, New York; and
WHEREAS, Nicholas John Gabriel'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;
WHEREAS, Nicholas John Gabriel is a student in the culinary program at
Schenectady County Community College; he competed in the 2012 National
ProStart Invitational where his culinary team excelled; 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 Nicholas John Gabriel on achieving the rank of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Nicholas John Gabriel.


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