Bill Text: VA HR284 | 2021 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Commending Katie Hunter.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2021-02-08 - Agreed to by House by voice vote [HR284 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2021-HR284-Introduced.html
Offered February 2, 2021
Commending Katie Hunter.
Patron-- Keam

WHEREAS, in 2020, Katie Hunter of Vienna became the first female member and the youngest member in Scout history to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout in Scouts BSA; and

WHEREAS, hoping to take part in more outdoor activities than were currently offered by her Girl Scout troop, Katie Hunter joined Scouts BSA, the youth program formerly known as Boy Scouts; and

WHEREAS, Katie Hunter followed in the footsteps of her two older brothers as an Eagle Scout by earning 26 merit badges, serving as a senior patrol leader of Girls Troop 987, and completing an Eagle Scout service project in the minimum possible amount of time, 19 months; and

WHEREAS, for her service project, Katie Hunter beautified the campus of Bailey's Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences by leading a team of 50 Scouts and adults to install garden boxes on school grounds; and

WHEREAS, as the youngest and the first female Eagle Scout, Katie Hunter hopes to inspire other girls to join Scouts BSA and benefit from its many opportunities for recreation, leadership development, and community service; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Katie Hunter hereby be commended for making history by achieving the rank of Eagle Scout in Scouts BSA; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Katie Hunter as an expression of the House of Delegates' admiration for her achievements and best wishes.