J743

Congratulating John Doyle upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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J743


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating John Doyle upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on April 23, 2017

WHEREAS, John Doyle, 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, John Doyle 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 Staten Island Technical High School and 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;
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; and
WHEREAS, To become an Eagle Scout, John Doyle earned 24 merit badges,
which is three more than the required 21, and also served his Troop in a
variety of leadership roles, including Den Chief and Assistant Senior
Patrol Leader; currently, he is the Senior Patrol Leader; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, John Doyle completed his Order of the Arrow
Ordeal in October of 2016, thus entering Scouting's Honor Society, which
gives cheerful service to others; and
WHEREAS, As a Life Scout, John Doyle completed a major community
service project for Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church; and
WHEREAS, John Doyle'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 John Doyle on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to John Doyle.

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  • 22 / Feb / 2017
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 28 / Feb / 2017
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 28 / Feb / 2017
    • ADOPTED

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