Congratulating Eric DeStaebler upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scoutin...

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Senate Resolution No. 2789

BY: Senator KAPLAN

CONGRATULATING Eric DeStaebler upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout,
the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 18,

WHEREAS, Eric DeStaebler, 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,
June 18, 2022, at the Church of St. Anne, St Francis Center, Garden
City, New York; and

WHEREAS, Eric DeStaebler is a proud member of Boy Scouts of America
Troop 134; 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;

WHEREAS, For his project, Eric DeStaebler coordinated and completed
the renovation of the memorial garden at Our Lady of Grace Montessori
School and Center in Manhasset, New York; this task was accomplished by
painting the iron gates, power-washing all of the hardscape, replacing
some plantings, restoring the water feature, and highlighting the
entrance to the garden with a new sign and arbor; and

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

WHEREAS, As he goes forward in his academics and career, Eric
DeStaebler plans on continuing the ideals and principles of the Boy
Scouts; and

WHEREAS, Eric DeStaebler'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 Eric DeStaebler upon achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Eric DeStaebler.


  • 25 / May / 2022
  • 01 / Jun / 2022
  • 01 / Jun / 2022

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