Congratulating Sylas Sawyer upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting h...

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Senate Resolution No. 388

BY: Senator O'MARA

CONGRATULATING Sylas Sawyer upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the
most prestigious of Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Through his diligence and rigorous efforts, Sylas Sawyer
has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout;

WHEREAS, Sylas Sawyer is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 83,
Canisteo, 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, 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, Sylas Sawyer built a U-shape bench and a
whiteboard cabinet with wood chips underneath to create an outdoor
classroom for Canisteo-Greenwood Elementary School in Canisteo, New
York; and

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

WHEREAS, Sylas Sawyer'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 Sylas Sawyer on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Sylas Sawyer.


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