California State Assembly
Concurrent Resolution 1990 - 141

[Great Seal of the State of California]

Whereas, One of the goals of the California State Science Fair held at the California Museum of Science and Industry is to motivate and stimulate youths' interest in science and provide information dealing with opportunities in various scientific fields; and

Whereas, Many students throughout the State are recognized for their outstanding achievements through their science projects displayed at the Fair and their teachers are acknowledged for their efforts and achievements in promoting student participation and interest in science at the Fair; and

Whereas, The first science fair west of the Mississippi was held in 1952 at the Exposition Park, Los Angeles, with 237 students representing counties south of Bakersfield; and

Whereas, This year, approximately 600 students who are regional winners of competitions throughout the State will compete for over $40,000 in prizes and scholarships at the California State Science Fair; and

Whereas, Past science fair participants have gone on to perform scientific research and have become community and corporate leaders; and

Whereas, This science fair has received support from industrial and educational institutions from all over the State and the nation in an effort to identify and encourage California's future scientific leaders; therefore, be it

Resolved, by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, that the California State Science Fair held at the California Museum of Science and Industry is hereby declared to be the official State Science Fair for the State of California; and be it further

Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit suitably prepared copies of this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.

Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 141

Adopted in Assembly April 2, 1990
Adopted in Senate April 26, 1990

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