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File #: 21-3142    Version: 1 Name: A RESOLUTION HONORING MADELINE PAINTER AND SKYE SONNABEND ON ACHIEVING THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 5/6/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/13/2021 Final action: 5/13/2021
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION HONORING MADELINE PAINTER AND SKYE SONNABEND ON ACHIEVING THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT WHEREAS, Madeline Painter and Skye Sonnabend of Arlington Heights have reached the rank of Eagle Scout; and WHEREAS, Madeline and Skye made history by completing this achievement as part of the first class of female Eagle Scouts in the country; and WHEREAS, they are among the first 1,000 girls nationwide to achieve the rank; and WHEREAS, they are among the first 14 female Eagles in the Pathway to Adventure Council, which takes in more than 20,000 Scouts across Cook and Lake counties and Northwest Indiana; and WHEREAS, to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, one has to take on leadership roles within the troop and their community; earn a minimum of 21 merit badges that include first aid safety, civics, business, and the environment; and complete a large community service project; and WHEREAS, across the nation only 6% of Scouts achieve this impressive distinction; an...
Sponsors: KEVIN B. MORRISON

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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION HONORING MADELINE PAINTER AND SKYE SONNABEND ON ACHIEVING THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT

 

WHEREAS, Madeline Painter and Skye Sonnabend of Arlington Heights have reached the rank of Eagle Scout; and

 

WHEREAS, Madeline and Skye made history by completing this achievement as part of the first class of female Eagle Scouts in the country; and

 

WHEREAS, they are among the first 1,000 girls nationwide to achieve the rank; and

 

WHEREAS, they are among the first 14 female Eagles in the Pathway to Adventure Council, which takes in more than 20,000 Scouts across Cook and Lake counties and Northwest Indiana; and

 

WHEREAS, to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, one has to take on leadership roles within the troop and their community; earn a minimum of 21 merit badges that include first aid safety, civics, business, and the environment; and complete a large community service project; and

 

WHEREAS, across the nation only 6% of Scouts achieve this impressive distinction; and

 

WHEREAS, Madeline’s community project focused on leading Scouts and volunteers in removing invasive plants and replacing it with native plants; and

 

WHEREAS, Skye’s community project focused on leading her fellow Scouts in building raised garden beds at Viator House of Hospitality that supports young asylum-seekers; and

 

WHEREAS, these projects and overall commitment to their communities show tremendous dedication and leadership; and

 

WHEREAS, Cook County is grateful for the work of young people to improve and lead within their communities; and

 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that we, the Cook County Board of Commissioners do hereby honor Madeline Painter and Skye Sonnabend on their significant achievement of reaching the rank of Eagle Scout; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that suitable copies of this resolution are presented to Madeline Painter, Skye Sonnabend, and Troop 32.

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