Congratulating Darroch A. Coonradt on earning the rank of Eagle Scout

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  • 28 / Feb / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Darroch A. Coonradt upon the occa-
sion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most pres-
tigious of Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Darroch A. Coonradt, of Wynantskill, New York, through his
diligence and rigorous efforts, has achieved Scouting's highest and most
prestigious rank, Eagle Scout; he will be honored at an Eagle Court of
Honor ceremony; and
WHEREAS, Darroch A. Coonradt, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff C. Coon-
radt, is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 41 in East Greenbush,
New York; he has served the troop in many capacities and has earned 52
merit badges; 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, Darroch Coonradt constructed a Veter-
an's Memorial in the local cemetery, honoring the veterans buried there
and the many veterans living in the area and their families; and
WHEREAS, He designed and planned the construction of the memorial;
acquired all the necessary materials and erected a flagpole with a solar
light and built a box around the base with an engraved memorial head-
stone; he also built a memory bench and a flowerbed filled with yellow
flowers in the shape of a large yellow ribbon; and
WHEREAS, Darroch Coonradt has justly received many compliments and
expressions of appreciation from people who have visited the cemetery
and from local American Legion Post members; and
WHEREAS, Darroch A. Coonradt'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 lead-
er, fully equipped to meet the challenges of today's complex society;
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 Darroch A. Coonradt on achieving the rank of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Darroch A. Coonradt.


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