Congratulating Kenneth Paul Fay upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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Senate Resolution No. 1491

BY: Senator JORDAN

CONGRATULATING Kenneth Paul Fay upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout,
the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on May 25,

WHEREAS, Kenneth Paul Fay, 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,
May 25, 2019, at Crellin Community Park, Chatham, New York; and

WHEREAS, Kenneth Paul Fay has been a member of Boy Scouts of America
Troop 114 in Valatie, New York, since February 27, 2012; throughout his
Scouting career, he has held many leadership positions including Patrol
Leader, and three years as Assistant Senior Patrol Leader; and

WHEREAS, As a member of Troop 114, Kenneth Paul Fay has participated
in hundreds of hours of service, earning 22 merit badges, hiking over
266 miles throughout Colorado and Utah, and camping out for
approximately 52 nights; and

WHEREAS, As a senior at Chatham High School, this remarkable young
man brought the lessons of Scouting into his school work with various
clubs and organizations; Kenneth Paul Fay served as the Treasurer of
Chatham High School Student Government, Vice President of National Honor
Society, Vice President of Tri-M Music Honor Society, and is currently
the Captain of the Varsity Boys Tennis Team; and

WHEREAS, In addition to his many contributions, Kenneth Paul Fay is
a Karate instructor at the Te-Ryu Dojo and has been a Student
Representative on the Chatham Education Foundation; 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, Kenneth Paul Fay constructed two 8'x 8'
chessboards on the grounds of Crellin Community Park; a matching chess
set was purchased, and dozens of checkers were made; this was done for
the community and the 200 children who attend the Crellin Summer Camp
where he has worked as a lifeguard and a camp counselor; his fellow
Scouts, leaders, and several members of his community donated many hours
of their time to help him reach his goal; and

WHEREAS, Kenneth Paul Fay'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 Kenneth Paul Fay on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Kenneth Paul Fay.


  • 09 / May / 2019
  • 14 / May / 2019
  • 14 / May / 2019

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