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SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Rossville High School FFA Livestock Judging Team on winning the National Western Stock Show.



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Introduced


Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. _____



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Rossville FFA Livestock Judging Team on winning the National Western Stock Show.

    Whereas, the National Western Stock Show, first held in 1906, takes place every January in Denver, Colorado. The purpose of the event is, "To preserve the western lifestyle by providing a showcase for the agricultural industry through emphasis on education, genetic development, innovative technology, and offering the world's largest agricultural marketing opportunities." FFA and 4-H teams are invited to compete in the show events;

    Whereas, the Rossville High School FFA Livestock Judging Team, consisting of Jeremy Harshbarger, Jared Huffer, Scott Evans, Torie Schwartz, and Coach Mark Douglas, was invited to the National Competition in Denver because of its placement in the Indiana State Livestock Contest;

    Whereas, at the national competition, each FFA team was required to evaluate four different species of livestock including goats, sheep, pigs, and cattle, and give oral presentations to officials to explain the reasons behind their findings; and


    Whereas, a total of 860 FFA and 4-H students competed at the National Western Stock Show. The Rossville FFA Livestock Judging Team excelled in each category and brought home the school's first title in national livestock judging competition: Therefore


Be it resolved by the Senate     of the General Assembly

of the State of Indiana, the House of Representatives     concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly congratulates the Rossville FFA team on placing first at the National Western Stock Show Competition.
        SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit copies of this Resolution to the Rossville High School Principal Allen Remaly and FFA Coach Mark Douglas.