By Senators Spanel, M. Rasmussen, Haugen, Newhouse, Anderson, Deccio, Loveland, Drew, Sellar, Gaspard, Bauer, Prince, Jesernig, Barr, Sutherland and Snyder


         WHEREAS, The agricultural education of the Future Farmers of America provides a strong foundation for Washington state's agriculture; and


         WHEREAS, The Future Farmers of America and agricultural education provide exceptional training for the constantly changing careers in agriculture; and


         WHEREAS, The eight thousand members of the Future Farmers of America in Washington state are playing an outstanding role in assuring the future progress and prosperity of the state of Washington and our nation; and


         WHEREAS, The Future Farmers of America motto, "Learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, living to serve," gives direction and purpose to the students who are providing leadership for a growing planet; and


         WHEREAS, The Future Farmers of America performs the valuable service of developing leadership, encouraging cooperation, promoting good citizenship, and inspiring patriotism among its members;


         NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate honor the one hundred eighty-five Future Farmers of America chapters in the high schools of the state of Washington; and


         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to the state president of the Future Farmers of America.



I, Marty Brown, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1993-8616,

adopted by the Senate February 25, 1993.





Secretary of the Senate