†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Agenda Item No. 14


Introduced by the County Services Committee of the:








WHEREAS, Ian Faulkner Campbell is currently a senior at Williamston High School where he is active in varsity swimming and is co-captain of the swim team; and


WHEREAS, Ian is also active in his community and enjoys participating in outdoor activities including skiing,† scuba diving, and working at the waterfront at Northwood Scout Reservation; and


WHEREAS, Ian began his scouting career as a Cub Scout where he earned the Arrow of Light, he joined Troup 63 in 2003 and has earned 33 merit badges; and

WHEREAS, his scouting leadership history includes holding the positions of Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader and Assistant Senior Patrol Leader -- he is a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of Scouting and is completing his second term as Lodge Chief of Gabe-shi-win-gi-ji-kens Lodge 374; 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 and must also complete a service project for the benefit of his community, school or religious institution; and


WHEREAS, Ianís service project entailed fundraising, designing and building a storage shed for the historic West Branch One Room Schoolhouse, working in conjunction with members of the Williamston Historical Committee, fellow scouts, family and friends, Ianís project entailed 209 hours of combimed effort; and


WHEREAS, Ian has earned the highest rank attainable in Scouting, the Eagle Scout.


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners hereby honors Ian Faulkner Campbell †for achieving the Eagle Scout rank and serving as a positive role model for the youth in our community.


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board wishes him continued success in his future endeavors.


COUNTY SERVICES:† Yeas:† Copedge, Celentino, Grebner, McGrain, Vickers

††† Nays:† None††††††††† Absent:† Schor††††††† Approved 9/21/10