Bill Text: NY J01558 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Congratulating Aidan J. Monteleone upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-21 - ADOPTED [J01558 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-J01558-Introduced.html

Senate Resolution No. 1558


        CONGRATULATING   Aidan   J.  Monteleone  upon  the
        occasion of  receiving  the  distinguished  rank  of
        Eagle   Scout,  the  most  prestigious  of  Scouting
        honors, on May 31, 2019

  WHEREAS, Aidan J. Monteleone, 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,  Aidan  J.  Monteleone 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 2007, Aidan J. Monteleone began his Scouting career as a
Cub Scout in Pack 603; when he joined Troop 604 in 2012, he  earned  the
Arrow  of  Light  Award  and,  by October of that same year, he became a
Scout; and

  WHEREAS, Aidan J. Monteleone quickly advanced through  the  Scouting
ranks;  he  became  a Tenderfoot Scout in February of 2013; Second Class
Scout in March of 2013; First Class Scout  in  December  of  2013;  Star
Scout  in  March  of  2015;  and Life Scout in September of 2016, before
earning the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout in December of 2018; and

  WHEREAS, Aidan J. Monteleone, 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, Troop Guide, Patrol Leader, Assistant
Senior Patrol Leader, and Senior Patrol Leader; he was also awarded  the
Order of the Arrow, Brotherhood, Bronze and Gold Palms; and

  WHEREAS, Aidan J. Monteleone 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 senior at Bethpage  Senior  High  School;
after graduating, he will be joining the United States Air Force; 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,  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,  Aidan  J.  Monteleone  planned  and
constructed a 100' x 3' brick path with lighting which is controlled  by
a  photo cell for Huntington Historical Society at the Dr. Kassam House;
this project beautifies the property and allows those with  disabilities
to attend events in the back of the building; and

  WHEREAS,  Aidan  J.  Monteleone'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  Aidan  J.  Monteleone on achieving the rank of
Eagle Scout; and be it further

  RESOLVED, That a copy of this  Resolution,  suitably  engrossed,  be
transmitted to Aidan J. Monteleone.