STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the Claymont High School Flaming Arrow Marching Band of Claymont, Delaware, has been selected as one of the outstanding musical units in our State and has accepted an invitation to represent our State at the Festival of States to be held in St. Petersburg, Florida, April 3 through April 7, 1973; and
WHEREAS, the Flaming Arrow Marching Band is the only such musical unit from Delaware to receive an invitation to this event; and
WHEREAS, the Flaming Arrow Marching Band has long been a symbol of superior performance in marching and music and has gained for Delaware the reputation of developing in its young people a bountiful image of our State's future through youth of high moral character and fiber;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the Flaming Arrow Marching Band of Claymont High School, in Claymont, as the official band of Delaware for the Festival of States celebration in St. Petersburg, Florida, and my personal ambassadors of good will from the citizens of Delaware to the people of Florida.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, 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 of April
(GREAT SEAL) in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninety-seventh.
SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor
Attest: GROVER A. BIDDLE, Secretary of State (Acting)