RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-182
A resolution recognizing Andrew Owensby on attaining the designation of Eagle Scout, Scouting’s highest award.
WHEREAS, on November 21, 2007, Andrew Owensby, completed his Eagle Scout Board of Review and obtained the rank of Eagle Scout and on March 15, 2008, Andrew will be presented with the coveted Eagle Scout Award at the Eagle Court of Honor and is well deserving of this recognition; and
WHEREAS, the Eagle Scout is the highest rank of recognition offered in Scouting; and
WHEREAS, to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, a Boy Scout must advance through five ranks, starting with Tenderfoot, then moving to Second Class, First Class, Star, Life and then Eagle. A scout must earn 21 merit badges, and in addition to other requirements he must complete a service project that benefits a non-profit organization within the community; and
WHEREAS, Andrew Owensby, a valued member of Boy Scout Troop 624, is a dedicated young man who has earned the respect and admiration of his fellow scouts through his active participation in the many programs sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America; and
WHEREAS, he has truly exhibited a commitment to the scouting principals of honesty, fairness, and service to the community and has consistently conducted himself in a manner becoming an Eagle Scout; and
WHEREAS, a senior at Middle College High, Andrew Owensby aspires to become an environmental activist and among his many accomplishments, he served as a staff member at Boxwell scout camp in Wilson County last summer. For his Eagle service project he tested water quality and took census of aquatic life in four small streams which flow into the Harpeth. Mr. Owensby chose this project because of his interest in conservation and the Harpeth flows behind his house; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council recognizes Andrew Owensby for his diligence, determination, and dedication in pursuing the highest honor awarded by the Boy Scouts of America and congratulate him on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby goes on record as recognizing Andrew Owensby on attaining the designation of Eagle Scout, Scouting’s highest award.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Council Office is directed to prepare a copy of this Resolution to be presented to Andrew Owensby.
Section 3. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Bo Mitchell, Duane Dominy
|Referred:||Rules & Confirmations Committee|
|Introduced:||March 4, 2008|
|Adopted:||March 4, 2008|
|Approved:||March 12, 2008|