ADOPTED - MARCH 8, 2005
Agenda Item No. 2
Introduced by the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION HONORING JEFFREY EDWARDS
WHEREAS, Jeffrey Edwards is a senior at Williamston High School where he is a member of the National Honor Society, Varsity Football Team and Business Professionals of America; and
WHEREAS, Jeffrey opened his own small business during the summer of 2004 detailing cars, he plans to attend college to earn his business degree and eventually open his own custom built car business; and
WHEREAS, he has been an active participant of Boy Scout Troop #63 since 1998, has earned 25 merit badge, became a member of the Order of the Arrow in 2000 and has served as quartermaster, scribe, patrol leader and troop guide; and
WHEREAS, his eagle project entailed making permanent trail signs, cleaning trails and reworking the existing map of the Van Atta Woods Park, Jeffrey spent 15 hours planning the project and another 25 hours completing the project, 10 fellow scouts, friends and family members spent an additional 57 hours assisting Jeffrey; and
WHEREAS, Jeffrey has 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 Jeffrey Edwards for earning the rank of Eagle Scout and extends its sincere appreciation to Jeffrey for serving as a positive role model for the youth in our community.