NO. R-15. Senate concurrent resolution honoring Matthew Young of Shaftsbury on becoming an Eagle Scout.
Whereas, scouting is a movement that challenges, inspires, and guides young men toward high achievements and high values as expressed in the Scout oath, law, motto, and slogan, and
Whereas, the rank of Eagle is the highest rank in Boy Scouting, and
Whereas, attainment of Eagle rank requires mastery of difficult challenges in diverse areas, and
Whereas, an Eagle Scout must demonstrate good character and community service, and
Whereas, completing the many prerequisites for becoming an Eagle Scout is a difficult achievement and demonstrates the courage and tenacity to pursue a goal over a long period of time, and
Whereas, an Eagle Scout has earned an honor that will dignify him for the rest of his life, and
Whereas, only a minority of scouts achieves Eagle status, and
Whereas, Matthew Young, who is a member of Troop # 331 in Shaftsbury, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, and
Whereas, Matt was presented his Eagle Scout award at an Eagle Court ceremony held in Shaftsbury on January 11, and
Whereas, Matt completed a special service project teaching grade school students the operation latchkey curriculum, which entails procedures to be followed when an emergency occurs and the child is home alone, now therefore be it
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:
That the General Assembly congratulates Matthew Young of Shaftsbury for his special achievement of earning the rank of Eagle Scout, and be it further
Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Matthew Young in Shaftsbury.