Congratulating Matthew Varney upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting...

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Senate Resolution No. 1080

BY: Senator THOMAS

CONGRATULATING Matthew Varney upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the
most prestigious of Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Matthew Varney, 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 Friday, June 2, 2023,
at St. Agnes Cathedral Parish Center, Rockville Centre, New York; and

WHEREAS, The Scouts, Leaders and Members of the Advancement
Committee for Rockville Centre Boy Scout Troop 40, take great pleasure
in announcing that having been examined by an Eagle Scout Board of
Review, Matthew Varney was found worthy of Boy Scouts highest
achievement, the rank of Eagle Scout; and

WHEREAS, America has achieved its 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 its 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, Matthew Varney organized volunteers to
refurbish the outdoor areas of the Rosa Lee Center which included
painting as well as the construction of a new table, picnic table, and
two benches; and

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

WHEREAS, Matthew Varney'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 Matthew Varney on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Matthew Varney.


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