Bill Text: NY J01428 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Congratulating William Waring upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 15, 2019

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-14 - ADOPTED [J01428 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-J01428-Introduced.html

Senate Resolution No. 1428


        CONGRATULATING William Waring upon the occasion of
        receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the
        most  prestigious  of  Scouting  honors, on June 15,

  WHEREAS, Through his diligence and rigorous efforts, William  Waring
has  achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout;
the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held  on  Saturday,  June  15,
2019, at the Centerport Fire Department, Centerport, New York; and

  WHEREAS, William "Billy" Waring is a member of Boy Scouts of America
Troop 360, Huntington, New York; and

  WHEREAS,  Throughout his illustrious Scouting career, William Waring
has served in several leadership  positions,  including  Patrol  Leader,
Order of the Arrow Representative, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Troop
Guide and Junior Assistant Scout Master; and

  WHEREAS, Selected as Valedictorian of Harborfields High School Class
of  2019, William Waring is a member of the National Honor Society, Math
Club and Varsity Tennis Team; he has  received  Outstanding  Achievement
Awards  in Honors Biology, Pre-Calculus, Algebra 2 and AP World History;

  WHEREAS, In addition, he is the proud recipient of the 2018  Harvard
Book  Award,  2018  American  Chemical  Society  Award,  and a Commended
Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program; and

  WHEREAS, Active in his community, William Waring is a member of  the
Centerport Fire Department Cadet Program and a volunteer at Harborfields
Library Study Buddy Tutoring Program; 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, William Waring built a trail head kiosk
for the Cold Spring Harbor Nature Conservancy at St. John's  Pond  Park;

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

  WHEREAS,  As  he goes forward in his academic career, William Waring
plans on pursuing a degree in physics, while continuing the  ideals  and
principles of the Boy Scouts; and

  WHEREAS,  William  Waring'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  William  Waring on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further

  RESOLVED, That a copy of this  Resolution,  suitably  engrossed,  be
transmitted to William Waring.