Agenda Item No. 38


Introduced by the Law Enforcement Committee of the:








WHEREAS, Alexander Schultink is a senior at Williamston High School where he is a member of the National Honor Society; and


WHEREAS, he is also involved in the Business Professionals of America, Track, Cross Country and Quiz Bowl; and


WHEREAS, Alexander’s plans after graduation from high school include college and a career in either biotechnology or engineering; and


WHEREAS, he has been an active member in Boy Scout Troop #63 since 1998 and has earned 36 Merit Badges, he became a member of the Order of the Arrow in 2000 and has served in a number of roles during his years with the Scouts, including Scribe, Troop Guide, Patrol Leader and Instructor for the Troop; and


WHEREAS, Alexander’s Eagle Project consisted of construction of four benches for the players at the two new soccer fields at the Williamstown Township Park; and


WHEREAS, he spent 19 hours planning the project, 21 hours working on the project and with the assistance of 13 scouts, friends and family members, spent an additional 56 hours completing the project; and


WHEREAS, Alexander has recently earned the highest rank attainable in Scouting, the Eagle Scout; and


WHEREAS, to achieve the Eagle rank, a scout must demonstrate leadership and citizenship while earning 21 merit badges before reaching the age of 18.


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners congratulates Alexander Schultink for earning the rank of Eagle Scout and extends its sincere appreciation to Alexander for serving as a positive role model for the youth in our community.


LAW ENFORCEMENT:  Yeas:  De Leon, Nolan, Copedge, Thomas, Vickers

   Nays:  None             Absent:  Schafer           Approved 1/13/05