J2887

Congratulating Deric James Williams upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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J2887



Senate Resolution No. 2887

BY: Senator O'MARA

CONGRATULATING Deric James Williams upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of
Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting
honors, on March 21, 2020

WHEREAS, Deric James Williams, 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,
March 21, 2020, at Park Church, Elmira, New York; and

WHEREAS, Deric James Williams is a member of Boy Scouts of America
Troop 87 of the Five Rivers Council in Horseheads, New York; 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, 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 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;
and

WHEREAS, For his project, Deric James Williams designed, built and
installed a new sign for the Transformation Center, which provided a
better representation of this community center to the public; this vital
organization offers assistance to the homeless population through free
meals, clothing and shoe distribution; in addition, washers and dryers
are available at no cost for the homeless, and after school activities
and other educational programs are provided; and

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

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

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Deric James Williams.

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  • 26 / Feb / 2020
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 27 / Feb / 2020
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 27 / Feb / 2020
    • ADOPTED

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