Seal of the State of Nevada

WHEREAS, April 6 has significance for all Americans of Scottish descent, because the Declaration of Arbroath, a declaration of Scottish independence, was signed on April 6, 1320, and the American Declaration of Independence was modeled by that inspirational document; and

WHEREAS, Scottish Americans and people of Scottish Ancestry have played a vital role in the founding and success of our great nation; and

WHEREAS, we recognize the monumental achievements and invaluable contributions made by Scottish Americans that have led to America’s prosperity; and

WHEREAS, we commend organizations throughout the Silver State that honor Scottish heritage, traditions and culture, and call upon educators, state officers and news media to bring attention to the wonderful and rich contributions that have been made to our state by those of Scottish heritage; and

WHEREAS, Tartan Day is recognized internationally, with five countries currently participating in its celebration, with the Scottish American community in Nevada proudly wearing their tartans in celebration;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim April 6, 2019, as

Tartan Day in Nevada

Footer State Seal

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 21st Day of March, 2019

Governor's signature