Congratulating Quinn T. Spohrer upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouti...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Quinn T. Spohrer upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious
of Scouting honors, on June 1, 2014

WHEREAS, Quinn T. Spohrer, 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, June 1, 2014,
at The North Merrick Fire House in North Merrick, New York; and
WHEREAS, Quinn T. Spohrer, a senior at Sanford H. Calhoun High School,
is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 351, Merrick, New York; and
WHEREAS, His dedication to scouting is continuously displayed by the
leadership positions he has held including: Quarter Master, Patrol Lead-
er, Assistant Patrol Leader, Senior Patrol Leader Troop Guide, and
Junior Assistant Scout Master; presently, he is a Junior Assistant Scout
Master with Troop 351; and
WHEREAS, In addition, Quinn T. Spohrer was staffed at the Onteora
Scout Reservation for one year; 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, Quinn T. Spohrer chose to help Elijah, a
school for the extremely autistic; he was involved with cleaning the
building and surrounding area, repainting the foyer and exterior of the
building, building a podium, replacing a bathroom vanity, sink, and
faucet, building office shelving, and replacing and installing a new
carpet in the foyer; and
WHEREAS, Quinn T. Spohrer'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 Quinn T. Spohrer on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Quinn T. Spohrer.


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