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J02773 Summary:

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J02773 Text:

Senate Resolution No. 2773
        CONGRATULATING Thomas J. Ledwith upon the occasion
        of  receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout,
        the most prestigious of Scouting honors
  WHEREAS, Thomas J.  Ledwith,  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 Saturday,
June 18, 2022; and
  WHEREAS, Affectionately known as TJ, Thomas J. Ledwith of  Malverne,
New York, is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 134; 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
the necessary achievements, including completion of a community  service
project, which was successfully planned, developed and executed; and
  WHEREAS, For his project, Thomas J. Ledwith erected two flagpoles in
front  of St. Anne's Rectory; one flies the flag of the United States of
America, and the other flies the  Papal  flag;  the  Scout  erected  the
flagpoles in honor of NYPD Detective Steve D. McDonald, who was shot and
paralyzed in the line of duty; and
  WHEREAS, His dedication to the safety and well-being of the citizens
of  Malverne  is  represented  through  his project and demonstrates his
devotion to both community and commitment to others; and
  WHEREAS, Thomas J. Ledwith'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 Thomas J. Ledwith on achieving the rank of  Eagle
Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED,  That  a  copy  of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Thomas J. Ledwith.
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