It's hard to believe that this is the last education summit in which I will address you as governor. What a ride the last dozen years have been -- for you and for me -- especially in education.
"Almighty Father. Bless us with thy wisdom in our counsels and with success in battle, and let our victories be tempered with humanity. Endow, also, our enemies with enlightened minds, that they become sensible of their injustice, and willing to restore our liberty and peace. Thy will be done. Amen."
As Michigan's governor, I would like to express how proud we are to host the 7th Annual International Conference on Commercialization of Micro and Nano Systems.