Bill Text: NY J02027 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Congratulating Matt Long upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 21, 2019

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-06-18 - ADOPTED [J02027 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-J02027-Introduced.html

Senate Resolution No. 2027


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

  WHEREAS,  Through  his diligence and rigorous efforts, Matt Long 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,  Matt  Long  is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 78,
Huntington, New York; and

  WHEREAS, A senior at Chaminade High School, Matt Long is a member of
the JV Lacrosse and Track & Field teams; he has also played PAL Lacrosse
for five seasons, as well  as  Huntington  Sports  League  Baseball  and
Basketball; and

  WHEREAS,  Throughout  his illustrious Scouting career, Matt Long has
held  numerous  leadership   positions,   including   Assistant   Patrol
Leader/Quartermaster,  Yawgoog  Tent  Leader,  Patrol  Leader and Senior
Patrol Leader; and

  WHEREAS,  With  a  steadfast  and  unwavering  commitment   to   his
community,  Matt  Long  has volunteered with the Trocaire food drive for
five years; 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, Matt Long led a group of his fellow Scouts
in building a shed to  store  landscaping  supplies  for  St.  Patrick's
School; 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,  As  he goes forward in his academic career, Matt Long will
continue the ideals and principles of the Boy Scouts; and

  WHEREAS, Matt Long'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 Matt Long on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout;
and be it further

  RESOLVED, That a copy of this  Resolution,  suitably  engrossed,  be
transmitted to Matt Long.