At the Tuesday, Feb. 15 school board meeting, Victoria ISD Board of Trustees signed a resolution declaring the week of Thursday, Feb. 24 through Monday, Feb 28 as “Western Week” in VISD schools. They further declared that Wednesday, Feb. 23 be observed as 4-H and FFA Day in VISD.
This declaration comes in support of the Victoria Livestock Show which has supported our community for over 75 years in highlighting the talents and skills of our youth. Approximately 1,300 students participate each year as livestock exhibitors, county fair exhibitors, and Kid’s Day participants.
The Victoria Livestock Show encourages children to become future leaders of the local community with the time period surrounding the show creating an opportunity to highlight the contribution of ranching and agriculture to society and the need for preservation of resources as responsible stewards of land, water and the natural environment.