Congratulating Justin Eith upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting ho...

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  • 30 / May / 2014
  • 03 / Jun / 2014
  • 03 / Jun / 2014

Resolution Details

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Justin Eith upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on May 19, 2014

WHEREAS, Justin Eith, through his diligence and rigorous efforts, has
achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout; the
Eagle Court of Honor ceremony was held on Monday, May 19, 2014; and
WHEREAS, Justin Eith is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 93,
Franklin Square; 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, Justin Eith collected school supplies
to be distributed to underprivileged children and their families through
Catholic Charities; this caring Scout set up boxes for donations at
multiple sites in his community, including three elementary schools, a
high school, the Franklin Square Public Library, local stores, and
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2718 in Franklin Square, ultimately gath-
ering more than 20 boxes of supplies; and
WHEREAS, Justin Eith'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 Justin Eith on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Justin Eith.


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