Skelos Honors Oceanside Boy Scout For His Historic Achievement

Dean G. Skelos

January 26, 2009

SKELOS HONORS OCEANSIDE BOY SCOUT FOR HIS HISTORIC ACHIEVEMENT


New York State Senator Dean G. Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) today honored Shawn Goldsmith with a New York State Senate Liberty Medal, which is one of the highest civilian awards a New York resident can receive, for his outstanding achievement of earning all 121 Merit Badges offered by the Boy Scouts. Senator Skelos, in addition, presented Shawn with a New York State Senate Proclamation for his exemplary efforts.

"Shawn is a very impressive young man with extraordinary drive and determination to accomplish his goals," said Senator Skelos. "During the 100 years of the Boy Scouts only a special few have accomplished this feat, and Shawn is now forever among those historic Boy Scouts."