Congratulating Daniel J. Thompson upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scou...

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Senate Resolution No. 439


CONGRATULATING Daniel J. Thompson upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of
Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting
honors, on March 16, 2019

WHEREAS, Daniel James Thompson, 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 16, 2019, at Miller Place High School, Miller Place, 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, The son of Kent and Merrill Thompson, Daniel is a member of
Boy Scouts of America Troop 204; and throughout his Scouting career, he
has earned many accolades such as the Order of the Arrow, the Firem'n
Chit and the Totin' Chip Awards, and the Snorkeling, Whitewater Rafting
and Mile Swim Awards; and

WHEREAS, A student at Miller Place High School, Daniel J. Thompson
is a member of both the National and Foreign Language Honor Society; the
Varsity Boys' Soccer, Winter Track and Lacrosse Teams; and wrestled for
the JV Wrestling Team; 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 only 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, Daniel James Thompson raised the necessary
funds to construct and install two Trail Head Kiosks at the Center for
Environmental Education and Discovery in the Hamlet of Brookhaven; this
land has been leased to create and develop a center for education which
includes hiking trails to be used as a staging area for hikers and
students on class trips; and

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

WHEREAS, As he goes forward Daniel James Thompson will continue with
the ideals and principles of the Boy Scouts; and

WHEREAS, Daniel J. Thompson'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 Daniel J. Thompson on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Daniel J. Thompson.


  • 13 / Feb / 2019
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  • 27 / Feb / 2019

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