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Commission declares May 23 Eagle Scout Wesley Burchfield Day
Scout honored for accomplishments
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Eagle Scout Wesley Burchfield of Troop 347 in Smithville was honored by the DeKalb County Commission at thier regular meeting, held Monday night in the basement of the courthouse.The commission adopted a resolution showing appreciation to Burchfield and declaring that May 23 ,2011 be officially named "Eagle Scout, Wesley Burchfield Day" in DeKalb County.The resolution was unanimously approved by the commission, and states that;"Whereas, the DeKalb County Commission and the DeKalb County Mayor wish to express their pride, respect, and appreciation to members of our community who so capably fulfill requirements and duties to reach lofty goals and levels of achievement.“Whereas, Wesley Burchfield has broad and diverse achievements. He has distinguished himself as a student, an athlete, and a community leader. We wish to bestow our honor tonight for all those goals, but especially for the years of work with the Boys Scouts.“Whereas, only a select few Boy Scouts earn the Eagle Award.