Congratulating Joshua K. Parker upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Joshua K. Parker upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious
of Scouting honors, on September 16, 2012

WHEREAS, Joshua K. Parker, 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, September 16,
2012, at his home in Farmington, New York; and
WHEREAS, Joshua K. Parker is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop
50, Farmington, New York; and
WHEREAS, This remarkable young man serves as his Troop's Senior Patrol
Leader and is a graduate of Boy Scouts Association's National Youth
Leadership Training; currently, he is a freshman at Victor High School
and is a member of its football team, as well as a musician and an
honors student; 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, Joshua K. Parker's project benefited The Green Angels, a
non-profit organization which recycles gently used items for children
and families in need in Wayne County at no cost to the recipients; and
WHEREAS, Joshua K. Parker organized the building of eight attractive
donation boxes and developed a more efficient way to collect winter
coats and winter gear such as hats, mittens, gloves, scarves, and snow
pants for this worthy organization; and
WHEREAS, The Green Angels received over 500 coats and hundreds of
winter gear items for their 2011 Free Cycle held annually in Palmyra,
New York; by mid January, all 500 coats were distributed to those in
need; and
WHEREAS, Joshua K. Parker'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 Joshua K. Parker on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Joshua K. Parker.


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