Congratulating Matthew James Grover upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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Senate Resolution No. 1577


CONGRATULATING Matthew James Grover upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of
Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting
honors, on June 2, 2019

WHEREAS, Matthew James Grover, 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,
June 2, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church in Batavia, New York;

WHEREAS, Matthew James Grover is a member of Boy Scouts of America
Troop 6006 of Batavia; he has earned 31 merit badges and has held
several leadership positions, including: Senior Patrol Leader (SPL),
Assistant Senior Patrol Leader (ASPL), Patrol Leader (PL), and Troop
Chaplain; 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, Matthew James Grover's project consisted of three benches
along the Tonawanda Creek at a park in the Town of Batavia; the benches
had concrete legs which were poured in a sheet metal form which he
fabricated; the backing consisted of trex 2" x 4" decking; and the
benches contain plaques explaining the project and the names of all the
donors; and

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

WHEREAS, Matthew James Grover'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 Matthew James Grover on achieving the rank of
Eagle Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Matthew James Grover.


  • 22 / May / 2019
  • 30 / May / 2019
  • 30 / May / 2019

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