[Congressional Record Volume 160, Number 25 (Tuesday, February 11, 2014)]
[Extensions of Remarks]
[Page E200]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

                      HONORING ALEXANDER M. FORBES


                            HON. SAM GRAVES

                              of missouri

                    in the house of representatives

                       Tuesday, February 11, 2014

  Mr. GRAVES of Missouri. Mr. Speaker, I proudly pause to recognize 
Alexander M. Forbes. Alex is a very special young man who has 
exemplified the finest qualities of citizenship and leadership by 
taking an active part in the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 444, and 
earning the most prestigious award of Eagle Scout.
   Alex has been very active with his troop, participating in many 
scout activities. Over the many years Alex has been involved with 
scouting, he has not only earned numerous merit badges, but also the 
respect of his family, peers, and community. Most notably, Alex has 
contributed to his community through his Eagle Scout project. Alex 
repainted parking lines at Christ Temple North Church in Kansas City, 
   Mr. Speaker, I proudly ask you to join me in commending Alexander M. 
Forbes for his accomplishments with the Boy Scouts of America and for 
his efforts put forth in achieving the highest distinction of Eagle