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HR0293 93rd General Assembly


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 1                          HOUSE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The highest award the National  Council  of  the
 3    Boy  Scouts  of  America  can  bestow upon a Scout is that of
 4    Eagle Scout; and

 5        WHEREAS, Aaron David Goldsberry of Boy Scout  Troop  114,
 6    in  Jonesboro,  will receive the Eagle Scout Award at a Court
 7    of Honor to be held in mid-May 2003; and

 8        WHEREAS, In order to qualify as an Eagle Scout,  a  young
 9    man  must  demonstrate outstanding qualities of leadership, a
10    willingness to be of help to others, and superior  skills  in
11    camping, lifesaving, and first aid; and

12        WHEREAS,  Aaron  attends  Anna  Jonesboro High School and
13    this is his 2nd year in the local Honor Society; he  received
14    the  Outstanding  Service  Award from the Anna Jonesboro High
15    School for having completed over 200 hours of volunteerism in
16    the last year; he is a member of the Order of Arrow  and  the
17    2nd  Vice  Chief  of the Chapter Lodge Society; for his Eagle
18    Project he collected 3500 articles of winter clothing  for  a
19    local  shelter;  he is a junior leader in special needs troop
20    851; and he has served on staff at  Cub  Scouts  and  Webelos
21    Camp; and

22        WHEREAS,  Aaron  has  served  as  Den Chief, Troop Guide,
23    Patrol Leader, Jamboree Reporter, and  Patrol  Quartermaster;
24    and

25        WHEREAS,  In earning this high rank, Aaron joins an elite
26    and honorable fraternity of achievers that counts  among  its
27    members  an  extraordinary  number  of  this  nation's  great
28    leaders in business, government, education, and other sectors
29    of society; and

30        WHEREAS,  The  achievement  of  the  rank  of Eagle Scout
31    reflects favorably  upon  the  recipient,  his  justly  proud
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 1    family, his Scoutmaster, and his fellow scouts; therefore, be
 2    it

 5    we  join his family and friends in congratulating Aaron David
 6    Goldsberry upon attaining the coveted rank of Eagle Scout and
 7    commend him upon the unswerving dedication to excellence that
 8    is the hallmark of the Eagle Scout; and be it further

 9        RESOLVED, That we thank Eagle Scout Goldberry for  taking
10    time  out  of his busy schedule to help his community through
11    his scouting activities; and be it further

12        RESOLVED, That a suitable  copy  of  this  resolution  be
13    presented  to  Eagle  Scout  Aaron  David  Goldsberry  as  an
14    expression of our respect and esteem.