STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, Career Education is the top educational priority of this State; and
WHEREAS, Vocational Education is the vital core of Career Education; and
WHEREAS, emphasis on preparing individuals to enter employment and to be upgraded from present employment levels has been markedly increased; and
WHEREAS, Vocational Education appears to offer the single most promising route toward alleviating the critical social problems of our State and Country; and
WHEREAS, the third week in February has been established by the Delaware Vocational Association and the Vocational Youth Organizations of Delaware as "Vocational Education Week"; and
WHEREAS, the ultimate success of this endeavor rests with each and every individual who is concerned with providing opportunities as through a comprehensive career curriculum for all students;
NOW, THEREFORE, 1, RUSSELL W. PETERSON, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of February 13 — 19, 1972, as
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK
in Delaware, and urge all residents of the First State to observe this week by making themselves better acquainted with Vocational Education opportunities by visiting any vocational program in their area.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, RUSSELL W. PETERSON, Governor of the State of Delaware have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this 3rd day
(GREAT SEAL) of February in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-two, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninety-sixth.
RUSSELL W. PETERSON, Governor WALTON H. SIMPSON, Secretary of State