Congratulating Joseph Recchia upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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Senate Resolution No. 2414


CONGRATULATING Joseph C. Recchia upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout,
the most prestigious of Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Joseph C. Recchia, through his diligence and rigorous
efforts, has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank,
Eagle Scout; an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held in
recognition of his latest accomplishment; and

WHEREAS, Joseph C. Recchia is a member of Boy Scouts of America
Troop 52, East Northport, 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 four 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;

WHEREAS, For his project, Joseph C. Recchia raised a 20-foot
flagpole at the Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk's hospice in
East Northport, New York; he held a fundraiser to pay for the flagpole
as well as a spotlight which he mounted to illuminate the flag 24 hours
a day; and

WHEREAS, On Thursday, June 1, 2017, a flag raising ceremony will be
held in the Memorial Garden to commemorate the installation of the
flagpole; and

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

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


  • 24 / May / 2017
  • 06 / Jun / 2017
  • 06 / Jun / 2017

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