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         Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate recently passed a legislative resolution he sponsored honoring Massapequa Park resident Christian Wolfe for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

         “Earning scouting’s highest rank is an achievement that only a select few ever attain. Through years of hard work and community service, Christian has distinguished himself as a leader who is more than worthy to be called an Eagle Scout. I congratulate him on earning this honor and am pleased that his accomplishment was recognized by the New York State Senate,” said Senator Fuschillo.

         A member of Troop 339, Christian has devoted years to serving the community and working towards scouting’s highest rank, including completion of a community service project. Christian’s project was to beautify the shoreline along the Massapequa Reservoir next to Brady Park by building landscape boxes around two new benches and refurbishing deteriorating boxes around two older benches.

         With the Senate passage of this legislative resolution, Christian’s name and achievement will forever be part of the New York State Senate’s official record.


    Text of the legislative resolution:

    Senate Resolution No. 4567

    BY: Senator FUSCHILLO

    CONGRATULATING Christian Wolfe upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 22, 2012

    WHEREAS, Christian Wolfe, 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, June 22, 2012, at Village Hall in Massapequa Park, New York; and

    WHEREAS, Christian Wolfe is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 339, Theodore Roosevelt Council; 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; and

    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, Christian Wolfe beautified the shoreline along the Massapequa Reservoir next to Brady Park; this included building landscape boxes around two new benches, and refurbishing deteriorating boxes around two older benches; and

    WHEREAS, Christian Wolfe'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 Christian Wolfe on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout; and be it further

    RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be transmitted to Christian Wolfe.