Congratulating Jake Ledoux upon the occasion of his election as Vice President of the New York FFA

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Jake Ledoux upon the occasion of
his election as Vice President of the New York FFA

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend and pay
tribute to those young people who, by achieving outstanding success in
their competitive endeavors have inspired and brought pride to our
majestic Empire State; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Jake Ledoux upon the occasion of his election as Vice President of
the New York FFA; and
WHEREAS, The FFA, a national youth organization, once known as the
Future Farmers of America, offers leadership and career development
opportunities for students interested in any agriculturally related
career; and
WHEREAS, One in five American careers is founded in agriculture and
students studying agricultural education in New York high schools are
preparing for careers that are essential (food safety), current ("Green"
technology and renewable fuels) and lucrative (veterinary science); and
WHEREAS, On May 3, 2013, Jake Ledoux, a junior at Beaver River Central
School in Beaver Falls, New York, was elected Vice President of the New
York FFA; and
WHEREAS, As the elected Vice President of New York FFA, Jake Ledoux
will have the chance to promote these opportunities throughout the state
to students, school administrators, businesses and legislators; and
WHEREAS, In his capacity as Vice President of New York FFA, Jake
Ledoux will receive over 250 hours of training and spend more than a
month on the road over his summer vacation; he will also have the oppor-
tunity to help foster personal and career success for nearly 4000 FFA
members state wide, and will be visiting local schools, facilitating
workshops, and giving speeches to groups interested in agriculture and
education; and
WHEREAS, Jake Ledoux resides with his parents and sister on a diversi-
fied livestock farm, the Adirondack Beef Company, in Croghan, New York;
at the Company, he combines real world experience with technical exper-
tise in raising beef cattle, pork, sheep and poultry; and
WHEREAS, During his New York FFA career, Jake Ledoux has served as
Sentinel and Junior Advisor; he is currently President of the Beaver
River FFA Chapter; these positions have helped him grow in his leader-
ship and public speaking talents; and
WHEREAS, Throughout his FFA career, Jake Ledoux has done CDE's in
public speaking and job interview which have enhanced his personal
development; his entire FFA career has made him grow and develop his
inner potential to its fullest extent by making him stretch his goals
and grow as a person; and
WHEREAS, New York FFA has been the catalyst in the personal growth and
development of Jake Ledoux as a leader and as an effective public speak-
er; and
WHEREAS, It is appropriate to celebrate the individual accomplishments
of remarkable young people in this great Empire State; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to recognize and
applaud Jake Ledoux for his noteworthy endeavors and achievements; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Jake Ledoux upon the occasion of his election as Vice Pres-
ident of the New York FFA; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jake Ledoux.


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