Congratulating Eric Scott upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting hon...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Eric Scott upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on May 18, 2014

WHEREAS, Eric Scott, 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, May 18, 2014, at
the Poestenkill Fire Company, Poestenkill, New York; and
WHEREAS, The son of Jeanne and Richard Scott, Eric Scott is a member
of Boy Scouts of America Troop 528; 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, Eric Scott rebuilt and refurbished the
adventure ropes course and adjoining trail at the Troy Family YMCA in
Troy, New York; and
WHEREAS, Eric Scott'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, The Averill Park High School senior plans to pursue graduate
study in pharmacy and pharmaceutical science at SUNY Buffalo; this
caring young man would like to work at a VA hospital in order to care
for the veterans that have fought for and protected our country; 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 Eric Scott on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Eric Scott.


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