Congratulating Aaron Gil Johnson upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scout...

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  • 05 / Jun / 2014
  • 10 / Jun / 2014
  • 10 / Jun / 2014

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Aaron Gil Johnson upon the occa-
sion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most pres-
tigious of Scouting honors, on June 22, 2014

WHEREAS, Aaron Gil Johnson, 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 22, 2014;
WHEREAS, Aaron Gil Johnson is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop
36 in the Theodore Roosevelt Council in Freeport, 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 project, Aaron Gil Johnson partnered with Common
Ground, a non-profit organization which creates and manages affordable
housing for the homeless, to help paint the stairwell in the Prince
George Hotel, which is used by 400 tenants and the Common Ground Staff
on a daily basis; and
WHEREAS, Aaron Gil Johnson'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 Aaron Gil Johnson on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Aaron Gil Johnson.


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