Congratulating Andrew Minew upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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Senate Resolution No. 742

BY: Senator LANZA

CONGRATULATING Andrew Minew upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the
most prestigious of Scouting honors, on April 23,

WHEREAS, Andrew Minew, 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, April 23,
2017; and

WHEREAS, Andrew Minew is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 1,
The Church of Saint Christopher, Staten Island, New York; currently, he
is a Sophomore at the College of Staten Island majoring in political
science; he plans to continue in scouting to guide the younger scouts on
their way to the rank of Eagle; 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; and

WHEREAS, To become an Eagle Scout, Andrew Minew earned 21 merit
badges which is required for the rank of Eagle Scout; he served his
Troop in a variety of leadership roles including Den Chief and Assistant
Patrol Leader; and

WHEREAS, As a Life Scout, Andrew Minew completed a major community
service project; for his assignment, he and his team restored and
preserved Old Richmond Town, a Staten Island landmark which dates back
to the 1600s; and

WHEREAS, Andrew Minew'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 Andrew Minew on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Andrew Minew.


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