Congratulating Ian Valdon Lawson upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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  • 10 / May / 2013
  • 21 / May / 2013
  • 21 / May / 2013

Resolution Details

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Ian Valdon Lawson upon the occa-
sion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most pres-
tigious of Scouting honors, on June 8, 2013

WHEREAS, Ian Valdon Lawson, 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 8,
2013, at Batavia Assembly of God Church in Batavia, 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, 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 Eagle project, Ian Valdon Lawson filmed and produced
a promotional video for Care-A-Van Ministries, a street ministry located
in Batavia, New York; Care-A-Van is a mobile ministry that provides
assistance to those in need within the community through prayer, love,
compassion, clothing, and food distribution; and
WHEREAS, Ian Valdon Lawson'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 Ian Valdon Lawson on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ian Valdon Lawson.


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