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For Immediate Release 09.28.2021

Governor Hutchinson Issues Statement on Day of Prayer for Arkansas Students

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement ahead of the first "Day of Prayer for Arkansas Students" on September 29.

“On this Day of Prayer for Arkansas Students, I ask all Arkansans to pray, meditate, or otherwise reflect on success, health, and safety for our students, teachers, school administrators, and school districts. Prayer has been important in our nation's history for times of strife and conflict to days of drought and days of plenty. Prayer remains important in this time as well."

"A Day of Prayer for Arkansas Students" to be observed annually on the last Wednesday of September was created by Act 902 of 2021. Governor Hutchinson's proclamation for this day can be viewed HERE.

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