Bill Text: NY J01554 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Congratulating Kaden C. Lee upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-21 - ADOPTED [J01554 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-J01554-Introduced.html

Senate Resolution No. 1554


        CONGRATULATING  Kaden  C. Lee upon the occasion of
        receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the
        most prestigious of Scouting honors, on May 31, 2019

  WHEREAS, Kaden C. Lee, 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, May 31,  2019,
at St. Martin of Tours, Bethpage, New York; and

  WHEREAS, Kaden C. Lee is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 604
in Bethpage; it is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our
youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and

  WHEREAS,  In  2008,  Kaden C. Lee began his Scouting career as a Cub
Scout in Pack 603; when he joined Troop 604 in 2013, he earned the Arrow
of Light Award and, by May of that same year, he became a Scout; and

  WHEREAS, Kaden C. Lee quickly advanced through the  Scouting  ranks;
he  became  a  Tenderfoot  Scout  in  May of 2014; Second Class Scout in
December of 2014; First Class Scout three months later;  Star  Scout  in
February  of  2016;  and Life Scout in March of 2017, before earning the
distinguished rank of Eagle Scout in February of 2019; and

  WHEREAS, Kaden C. Lee, a well-rounded young man who serves as a role
model to his peers, has held several  leadership  positions  within  his
troop,  including:  Den  Chief  and  Senior  Patrol  Leader; he was also
awarded the Order of the Arrow and Den Chief Service Awards; and

  WHEREAS, Kaden C.  Lee  has  made  persistent  and  steady  progress
through the ranks to achieve this prestigious award and has demonstrated
his  determination  to prepare himself for a meaningful, productive role
in society; currently, he is a junior at Bethpage  Senior  High  School;

  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,  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, Kaden C. Lee chose a task to benefit John
F.  Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage; he constructed and  designed  two
picnic  tables,  two  benches and planted flowers behind the school; the
tables provided much needed seating and were positioned so all may enjoy
the  gardens; his fellow scouts donated many hours of their time to help
Kaden reach his goal; and

  WHEREAS, Kaden C. Lee'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  Kaden  C.  Lee  on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further

  RESOLVED, That a copy of this  Resolution,  suitably  engrossed,  be
transmitted to Kaden C. Lee.