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HOUSE

RESOLUTION No. ___




Introduced by: Ruppel


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    A HOUSE RESOLUTION to recognize Jacob D. Wilkins, the Indiana FFA State Treasurer, for his efforts of promoting FFA and its values.

    Whereas, Jacob has served in the FFA in two states, Michigan and Indiana;

    Whereas, in Corunna, Michigan, he served as the Senior FFA Class President in the Corunna Chapter;

    Whereas, in Indiana, he served as the Oak Hill Greenhand President and the Chapter Vice President and Reporter;

    Whereas, Jacob has been the Chairman of the Public Relations Committee, the Food for America Committee and was chairperson for the Sheep Show Setup Committee and the

Crops Marketing Committee;

    Whereas, Jacob has participated in many activities including the Indiana State Convention, the Michigan State Convention, the Leadership Development Workshop, the Fall Leadership Camp, the National Convention, and the Washington Leadership Conference;

    Whereas, in 2000 he earned his Indiana State degree and was awarded the Section II Star in Agribusiness, and in 2001, he earned his Michigan State degree, the Star Greenhand and Outstanding Junior awards;

    Whereas, Jacob has competed in the Farm Management Team in Michigan and won, he also competed in the Extemporaneous Public Speaking- District 4th, Prepared Public Speaking- District 1st, Regional 3rd, Food Science Demonstration- District 4th, Parliamentary Procedures Team, and the Quiz Bowl Team;

    Whereas, Jacob's Supervised Agricultural Experience included working for a farmer doing fieldwork, construction work, he was employed by Campbell Cruze, Inc. (CCI), and he worked at Tri-Mer Corp before becoming a State Officer;

    Whereas, Jacob plans to attend Purdue University and major in Civil/Environmental Engineering and upon graduation, he plans to pursue a career in a small firm that is focused on agricultural or environmental issues;

    Whereas, Jacob and six other officers will travel across Indiana to promote agriculture education and the FFA;
    

Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives of the Indiana General Assembly recognize Jacob D. Wilkins for his outstanding efforts to promote FFA and its values.



    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Jacob D. Wilkins.





RR 4528/DI hf

2002


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