J1136

Congratulating Justin Michael DeWitt upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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J1136



Senate Resolution No. 1136

BY: Senator GAUGHRAN

CONGRATULATING Justin Michael DeWitt upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of
Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting
honors, on June 10, 2021

WHEREAS, Justin Michael DeWitt, 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 Thursday,
June 10, 2021, at St. Patrick's Church in Huntington, New York; and

WHEREAS, A 2020 graduate of Kellenberg Memorial High School, Justin
Michael DeWitt is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 78; and

WHEREAS, Throughout his Scouting career, Justin Michael DeWitt
earned 31 Merit Badges and held the leadership positions of Assistant
Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, Assistant Patrol Leader, and Guide;
and

WHEREAS, In addition to his work with the Boy Scouts, Justin Michael
DeWitt volunteered his time and energy to the Huntington Interfaith
Homeless Initiative, Lourdes, France Service Mission, Texas Children's
Hospital, and St. Patrick's Church; 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;
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, Justin Michael DeWitt improved the fire
pit area of the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Lloyd Harbor,
New York; he designed, constructed and installed three large benches
around the fire pit to enable visitors to sit and enjoy the fire; and

WHEREAS, Justin Michael DeWitt'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 Justin Michael DeWitt on achieving the rank of
Eagle Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Justin Michael DeWitt.

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  • 04 / Jun / 2021
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 08 / Jun / 2021
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 08 / Jun / 2021
    • ADOPTED

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