STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the welfare of the State of Delaware and the Nation is dependent to a great extent on engineering advancement and development in all fields; and
WHEREAS, our state of prosperity is indicative of the success in engineering endeavor; and
WHEREAS, our high standard of living has been provided in large part through engineering application to the basic laws of science; and
WHEREAS, each year, on the anniversary of the birthday of George Washington, an engineer and surveyor, it is particularly appropriate that the engineering profession receive recognition;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, in order that our citizens recognize the part engineering plays in our daily life, do hereby declare that the week beginning on February 17, 1974, and ending February 23, 1974, shall be designated as
ENGINEER'S WEEK IN DELAWARE
I hereby urge that our civic organizations, clubs, schools, and municipal bodies accord special recognition to the engineering profession during that week.
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 25th day of January,
(GREAT SEAL) in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-four, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninety-eighth.
SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor
Attest : ROBERT H. REED, Secretary of State