National FFA Week
Feb. 20, 2013
Whereas, FFA and agricultural education provide a strong foundation for the youth of America and the future of the food, fiber and natural resources systems: and
Whereas, FFA promotes premier leadership, personal growth and career success among its members; and
Whereas, agricultural education and FFA ensure a steady supply of young professionals to meet the growing demands in the science, business and technology of agriculture; and
Whereas, the FFA motto – “learning to do, doing to learn, earning a to live, living to serve” – gives direction of purpose to these students who take an active roles in succeeding in agricultural education; and
Whereas, FFA promotes citizenship, volunteerism, patriotism and cooperation.
Therefore, I, Michael Richard Pence, Governor of the State of Indiana, do hereby designate February 16-23, 2013 as FFA Week in the state of Indiana and invite all citizens to duly note this occasion.