Bill Text: NY J02026 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Congratulating Liam Davis upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-06-18 - ADOPTED [J02026 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-J02026-Introduced.html

Senate Resolution No. 2026


        CONGRATULATING  Liam  Davis  upon  the occasion of
        receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the
        most prestigious of Scouting  honors,  on  June  21,

  WHEREAS, Liam Davis, 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 21, 2019; and

  WHEREAS, Liam Davis was a member of Boy Scouts of America  Troop  78
in  Huntington,  New  York;  throughout  his  Scouting  career,  he held
numerous    leadership    positions    including    Assistant     Patrol
Leader/Quartermaster,  Patrol  Leader,  Troop  Guide,  and Senior Patrol
Leader; and

  WHEREAS, A 2018 graduate of Saint Anthony's High School, Liam  Davis
was  actively  involved  in numerous activities including National Honor
Society, the Leadership Team, SALT, Friar Faithful,  Helping  Hands,  SA
Supers, and the Recycling Club; he was also a participant on Novice Crew
9; and

  WHEREAS,  Dedicated to his community, Liam Davis is an altar server,
and has volunteered his  time  and  energies  to  Huntington  Interfaith
Homeless Initiative and Trocaire Food Drive; 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,  Liam  Davis  designed, constructed and
replaced a retaining wall at the Little Shelter Animal Adoption & Rescue
Center; he also refurbished the landscaping  around  the  enclosed  area
where  volunteers  help  potential pet owners become acquainted with the
dogs; and

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

  WHEREAS,  Liam  Davis'  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 Liam Davis on achieving the rank of Eagle  Scout;
and be it further

  RESOLVED,  That  a  copy  of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Liam Davis.