Congratulating Thomas McIntyre upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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  • 06 / Mar / 2013
  • 12 / Mar / 2013
  • 12 / Mar / 2013

Resolution Details

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Thomas McIntyre upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious
of Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Thomas McIntyre, 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 Friday, April 12,
2013; and
WHEREAS, Thomas McIntyre is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 41
in East Greenbush, 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, Thomas McIntyre completed a major service
project in building a removable dock for STRIDE at their camp located in
Chatham; STRIDE Adaptive Sports has provided sports and recreation
activities for children with special needs since 1985 and most recently
for the Wounded Warriors; and
WHEREAS, Thomas McIntyre'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 Thomas McIntyre on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Thomas McIntyre.


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