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Introduced by: Ruppel, Turner


        A RESOLUTION honoring Jessica A. Quear.

    Whereas, Nineteen-year-old Jessica A. Quear is the 2005-2006 Indiana FFA state northern region vice president;

    Whereas, As state northern region vice president, Jessica will spend the coming year traveling the state promoting agricultural education and the FFA, speaking to more than 9,000 students and FFA supporters, presenting numerous workshops and conferences, and participating in goodwill tours;

    Whereas, In addition to these duties, Jessica is responsible for developing relationships with leaders in the government, education, business, and agriculture sectors;

    Whereas, Jessica has been an active member of the FFA at the chapter, district, state, and national levels, serving as chapter president and section II director;

    Whereas, Jessica has attended several leadership conferences, including the Premier Leadership Training, Leadership Development Workshop, SOAR, F.I.R.E., and Summer Challenge;

    Whereas, Jessica has participated in several career development events and in evaluations of soils, meats, crops, and livestock;

    Whereas, As a freshman, Jessica was given the opportunity to compete at a national soils contest in Oklahoma, and she has participated in the extemporaneous speaking, horticulture demonstration, creed speaking, quiz bowl, chapter meeting, and Female Ambassador contest, placing in the top four in each contest;

    Whereas, Jessica's supervised agricultural experience is sheep production, expanding her flock to four times the size over the past four years;

    Whereas, After serving the Indiana FFA and its members, Jessica plans to attend Purdue University and major in agriculture economics; after graduating from Purdue University, she plans to study law with a goal of pursuing a career in agricultural policy: 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 congratulates Jessica A. Quear on her selection as the 2005-2006 Indiana FFA state northern region vice president and wishes her success at Purdue University.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit copies of this resolution to Jessica A. Quear and her parents, Douglas and Teresa Quear.


HR 1601/DI 84



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