RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-184
A resolution recognizing William Ownby on attaining the designation of Eagle Scout, Scouting’s highest award.
WHEREAS, on December 21, 2007, William Ownby, obtained the rank of Eagle Scout and on February 4, 2008, William 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, William Ownby, 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 junior at Fairview High, William Ownby aspires to become an Emergency Medical Technician and his Eagle service project was to built a deck and staircase which allowed for improvements for park visitor’s access at Bowie Nature Park in Fairview; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council recognizes William Ownby 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 William Ownby 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 William Ownby.
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|