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Pete Sessions

Earned the Rank of

Eagle Scout

As a member of the Boy Scouts of America 29 years ago, on February 10, 1970; and

Whereas, as an Eagle Scout he has continued to serve God, his country, and other people by following the principles of the Scout Oath and Scout Law; and

Whereas, he has achieved distinction as an elected official; and

Whereas, he has given distinguished service to his community and nation as representative of the Fifth Congressional District of Texas; sponsor of the Speed Trafficking Life in Prison Act of 1998; chairman, Results Caucus; board member, East Dallas YMCA; member, House Rules Committee, United Methodist Church, and Rotary Club; past vice president, Public Policy at the National Center for Policy Analysis; past member, Banking and Financial Services, Government Reform and Oversight and Science committees; past chairman, North East Dallas Chamber of Commerce; and

Whereas, he has maintained his commitment to ensure Scouting maintains its position as the preeminent youth movement in our world by serving as Scoutmaster and mentor for 13 young men who achieved their Eagle Scout Award, and served as past district chairman, White Rock District, Circle Ten Council, Boy Scouts of America; and having received numerous awards and recognitions; and

Now, therefore, in recognition of these and other achievements and the desire of the Boy Scouts of America, upon nomination of the Circle Ten Council acting on behalf of the Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America, the honor and rank of


is awarded to and conferred upon him.

In testimony whereof, the Boy Scouts of America and the National Eagle Scout Association have caused this commemorative document to be signed by its officers and its corporate seal to be hereunto affixed.

(Ed Whitacre’s signature)
Boy Scouts of America
(Robert Gates’ signature
National Eagle Scout Association
(Jere Ratcliffe’s signature)
Chief Scout Executive
Boy Scouts of America