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92_HR0696 LRB9215392RHrh 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, Timothy B. Schwartz, Jr. of Trails West Council 6 of the Boy Scout Troop 1226, in Troy, will receive the Eagle 7 Scout Award at a Court of Honor to be held on February 24, 8 2002, at the First Baptist Church of Edwardsville; and 9 WHEREAS, T.J. is currently a sophomore at TRIAD High 10 School in Troy, Illinois, where he is active on the Student 11 Council and a member of the Triad High School Football Team, 12 Basketball Team, and the Track and Field Team; he is also the 13 first chair tenor saxophone in the school band, and has 14 played in the marching band, concert band, and jazz band; he 15 does all of this while maintaining a grade point average of 16 3.5 on a 4.0 scale; in his spare time, T.J. volunteers with 17 the Boy Scouts and is the assistant basketball coach for his 18 younger brother's 5th grade basketball team, the Little 19 Knights; and 20 WHEREAS, In order to qualify as an Eagle Scout, a young 21 man must demonstrate outstanding qualities of leadership, a 22 willingness to be of help to others, and superior skills in 23 camping, lifesaving, and first aid; and 24 WHEREAS, In earning this high rank, T.J. joins an elite 25 and honorable fraternity of achievers that counts among its 26 members an extraordinary number of this nation's great 27 leaders in business, government, education, and other sectors 28 of society; and 29 WHEREAS, The achievement of the rank of Eagle Scout 30 reflects favorably upon the recipient, his justly proud 31 family, his Scoutmaster, and his fellow scouts; therefore, be -2- LRB9215392RHrh 1 it 2 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 3 NINETY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that 4 we join his family and friends in congratulating Timothy B. 5 Schwartz, Jr. upon attaining the coveted rank of Eagle Scout 6 and commend him upon the unswerving dedication to excellence 7 that is the hallmark of the Eagle Scout; and be it further 8 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be 9 presented to Eagle Scout Timothy B. Schwartz, Jr. as an 10 expression of our respect and esteem.
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