J3256

Congratulating Kyle Everton Lambert upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Sc...

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J3256



Senate Resolution No. 3256

BY: Senator COMRIE

CONGRATULATING Kyle Everton Lambert upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of
Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting
honors, on August 1, 2020

WHEREAS, Kyle Everton Lambert, 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,
August 1, 2020; and

WHEREAS, A member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 144, Queens, New
York, Kyle Everton Lambert grew up in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, and moved to
New York in 2017; and

WHEREAS, A truly extraordinary young man, Kyle Everton Lambert was
accepted to six Ivy League schools, including Yale, Columbia, Cornell,
Brown, Dartmouth and the University of Pennsylvania; he was also
admitted to Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt and several other top
universities; and

WHEREAS, Furthermore, a straight A student and tireless volunteer,
Kyle Everton Lambert received the Gates Scholarship, the QuestBridge
Scholarship, and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship, as well as
several others; and

WHEREAS, With a passion for service to others, Kyle Everton Lambert
is the founder of Med For All Global, a nonprofit focused on reducing
medical inequities in underserved communities; in addition, he mentors
students across New York City and advocates for racial equality and
better healthcare services to his 5,000-plus Instagram followers; 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, Kyle Everton Lambert 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, Kyle Everton Lambert led an effort to
collect food for a food pantry operated out of a nursing home in Queens;
and


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

WHEREAS, As he goes forward in his academic career, Kyle Everton
Lambert plans on pursuing a degree from Stanford University, while
continuing the ideals and principles of the Boy Scouts; and

WHEREAS, Kyle Everton Lambert'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 Kyle Everton Lambert on achieving the rank of
Eagle Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Kyle Everton Lambert.

actions

  • 15 / Jul / 2020
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 22 / Jul / 2020
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 22 / Jul / 2020
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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