J2280

Congratulating Joseph Callaghan upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouti...

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J2280



Senate Resolution No. 2280

BY: Senator AVELLA

CONGRATULATING Joseph Callaghan upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout,
the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 17,
2017

WHEREAS, Joseph Callaghan, 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 June 17,
2017; and

WHEREAS, Joseph Callaghan is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop
235, Whitestone, New York; and

WHEREAS, This esteemed young man joined Scouting when he was six
years old; he earned the Arrow of Light Award as a Cub Scout, and has
been an active member in Boy Scouts, serving in various leadership
positions including Senior Patrol Leader; and

WHEREAS, A senior at Regis High School, Joseph Callaghan has also
been a member of the Boy Scouting Venturing Crew 473 and the Boy Scout
Order of the Arrow, where he was a member of the Indian Ritual Team; 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, Joseph Callaghan organized a food
collection for St. Leo Food Pantry; and

WHEREAS, Joseph Callaghan'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 Joseph Callaghan on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Joseph Callaghan.

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  • 19 / May / 2017
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 23 / May / 2017
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 23 / May / 2017
    • ADOPTED

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