Congratulating Christopher Monroe Simonowicz upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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Senate Resolution No. 1414

BY: Senator O'MARA

CONGRATULATING Christopher Monroe Simonowicz upon
the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of
Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting
honors, on July 6, 2019

WHEREAS, Christopher Monroe Simonowicz, 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
Saturday, July 6, 2019, at the First Presbyterian Church in Cohocton,
New York; and

WHEREAS, Christopher "Zane" Monroe Simonowicz is a member of Boy
Scouts of America Troop 35 in Cohocton; throughout his Scouting career,
he has participated in numerous adventures including residence camps,
white water rafting trips, survival camping, and a 19-day backpacking
trip to Colorado; he also held the titles of Troop Guide and Assistant
Senior Patrol Leader, and served on three National Youth Leadership
Training teams; 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 approximately 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;

WHEREAS, For his project, Christopher Monroe Simonowicz built 20 bat
houses out of used GM Volt car parts, and then placed them throughout
the local watershed area; and

WHEREAS, His dedication to the safety and well-being of the citizens
of Cohocton is represented through his project and demonstrates his
devotion to the environment, community and commitment to others; and

WHEREAS, Christopher Monroe Simonowicz'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 Christopher Monroe Simonowicz on achieving the
rank of Eagle Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Christopher Monroe Simonowicz.


  • 08 / May / 2019
  • 14 / May / 2019
  • 14 / May / 2019

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