Congratulating Daren Hok-Jun Chan upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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Senate Resolution No. 493

BY: Senator KAPLAN

CONGRATULATING Daren Hok-Jun Chan upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of
Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting
honors, on March 2, 2019

WHEREAS, Daren Hok-Jun Chan, 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 2, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Daren Hok-Jun Chan is a member of Boy Scouts of America
Troop 10 in Great Neck, New York; throughout his Scouting career, he
held numerous leadership positions including Patrol Leader,
Quartermaster, Scribe, Order of the Arrow Representative and Senior
Patrol Leader; and

WHEREAS, A senior at Great Neck South High School, Daren Hok-Jun
Chan attended Boys State during the summer of 2018; after graduation, he
plans to study medicine at college; 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, Daren Hok-Jun Chan refurbished three metal
boxes into flag deposit containers; the old boxes were sanded down,
painted, decorated with American flag designs, and mounted in the
Village Green Park, the Bayview Library and the Great Neck Village Hall;
the flags will be collected regularly and properly retired at a
ceremony; and

WHEREAS, Daren Hok-Jun Chan'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 Daren Hok-Jun Chan on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Daren Hok-Jun Chan.


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