Congratulating Quinton Jones upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Quinton Jones upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on August 19, 2012

WHEREAS, Quinton Jones, 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, August 19, 2012,
at Pal-Mac High School in Palmyra, New York; and
WHEREAS, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenon C. Jones, Quinton Jones is a member
of Boy Scouts of America Troop 96; and
WHEREAS, A dedicated student, Quinton Jones was a member of the
National Honor Society and the recipient of the ACS Chemistry Achieve-
ment Award as well as the RPI Medalist Scholarship; he has served as
Captain of both the Pal-Mac Cross Country Team and the Pal-Mac Swim
Team; 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 Jones made renovations to the Pal-
Mac High School pool area; this included building robe racks, building
stairs to the announcer stand, and re-lining the swim lines for competi-
tions; and
WHEREAS, Quinton Jones'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 Jones 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 Jones.


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