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Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Thursday, May 21, 2015
10:00 AM

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********** CONGRATULATORY RESOLUTIONS **********

SCR 28              Lucio / et al.

Recognizing April 2015 as Autism Awareness Month.

HR 244              Guerra

Honoring the individuals who are providing humanitarian assistance to immigrants in McAllen.

HR 1444             McClendon

Recognizing April 2015 as Minority Cancer Awareness Month.

HR 1851             Gonzales, Larry

Honoring the College Republicans at Texas on the 65th anniversary of its founding.

HR 1940             Farney

Congratulating Archie Abrameit on his retirement from the Stiles Farm Foundation in Thrall.

HR 1942             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Dan and Leotia Morgan of China Spring on their 75th wedding anniversary.

HR 1943             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Braden Robinson and Easton Cox of Lorena ISD on advancing to the Texas History Day statewide competition.

HR 1944             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Vinnie Johnson on his induction into the NJCAA Men's Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

HR 1945             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Honoring Midway High School student Caroline Goodnight for her volunteer work and accomplishments.

HR 1946             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Grant Teaff on his retirement as executive director of the American Football Coaches Association.

HR 1947             White, James

Commemorating the 160th anniversary of Beech Creek Baptist Church.

HR 1948             White, James

Congratulating Calvin Burks and Hank Bostock of the Corrigan-Camden High School fishing team on their performance at the SETX High School Fishing Association tournament on March 28, 2015.

HR 1949             Kuempel

Congratulating John E. Bierschwale on his retirement as deputy city manager of Schertz.

HR 1950             Faircloth

Recognizing Shriners Hospital for Children at Galveston for its work in the community and its commitment to burn research.

HR 1959             White, James

Congratulating Starla Wade on being named Student of the Week at Jasper Junior High School.

HR 1960             White, James

Congratulating Brittany Morris on being named Student of the Week at Jasper High School.

HR 1962             Leach

Recognizing Richardson Republican Women.

HR 1964             Sheffield

Congratulating Allen Neel on his retirement as administrator of the Coryell County Road and Bridge Department.

HR 1967             White, James

Recognizing the Livingston Elite Cheer team on winning National Grand Champion honors at the 2015 United Cheer National Championship.

HR 1968             White, James

Recognizing the Silsbee High School boys' track and field team on its performance at the Longhorn Relays.

HR 1970             Simmons

Congratulating Leah Olguin of Creekview High School on winning the 2015 UIL state wrestling championship in the 119-pound weight class.

HR 1971             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Commemorating the last issue of Hometown News in McLennan County.

HR 1972             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Commending former Waco firefighter Ray Wells for his heroism.

HR 1973             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Naomi Mangum of Waco on her receipt of a 25-year service certificate from the National Society United States Daughters of 1812.

HR 1974             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Dr. Cynthia M. Sorelle of McLennan Community College on being named the 2015 College Theatre Educator of the Year by the Texas Educational Theatre Association.

HR 1975             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Reicher Catholic High School students who were named to the Texas Music Educators Association All-Region Choir.

HR 1976             Simmons

Congratulating Huffines Auto Dealerships on being named Business of the Year by the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce.

HR 1977             Bonnen, Greg

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of Kemah.

HR 1979             Simmons

Congratulating Alexandra Babino of Central Elementary School on being named Educator of the Year by the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce.

HR 1980             Simmons

Congratulating Von Beougher on being named Citizen of the Year by the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce.

HR 1981             Simmons

Congratulating Dan Irvin on being named Ambassador of the Year by the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce.

HR 1984             White, James

Congratulating the One-Act Play team from Silsbee High School on advancing to University Interscholastic League bi-district competition.

HR 1985             Turner, Scott

Commending the members of the Rockwall County Republican Women for their civic engagement.

HR 1986             Turner, Scott

Commending the members of the Frisco Area Republican Women for their civic engagement.

HR 1987             Turner, Scott

Honoring the Republican Women of North Collin County on the occasion of Texas Federation of Republican Women Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1988             Turner, Scott

Recognizing the city of Rockwall and welcoming residents from the city to the State Capitol.

HR 1990             Herrero

Commending the Corpus Christi Chapter of the American Heart Association for its efforts to raise awareness about cardiovascular health.

HR 1991             Herrero

Congratulating the Westside Business Association of Corpus Christi on its 36th anniversary and recognizing its 2015 Cinco de Mayo celebration.

HR 1993             Smith

Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region.

HR 2026             Morrison

Congratulating Petty Officer First Class Sherrae Brissette on her retirement from the U.S. Navy.

HR 2030             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Elsa Luciano of University High School on competing in the regional-level Visual Arts Scholastic Event.

HR 2031             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Aaron Peña of Woodway Elementary School on his selection as a regional finalist for an HEB Excellence in Education Award.

HR 2032             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the Robinson High School boys' cross-country team on placing third at the 2014 UIL Cross Country State Championships.

HR 2033             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Moody High School students Cody Hubbard and Drew Hargrove on their participation in the 2014-2015 Faith Angler Network high school fishing tournament.

HR 2034             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of Circle Hardware Supply in Waco.

HR 2037             Herrero

Commemorating the observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week in Corpus Christi on April 19-25, 2015.

HR 2038             Herrero

Congratulating Senior Corporal Charlie Ramirez on his retirement from the Texas Department of Public Safety.

HR 2039             Herrero

Congratulating James Sanchez for winning the 2015 Dan Klepper Memorial Scholarship.

HR 2043             White, James / McClendon

Congratulating Freddy James Anderson of San Antonio on his induction into the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

HR 2044             Israel

Congratulating Evan Gonzales on his selection as the 2015 Teacher of the Year at Dobie Middle School.

HR 2045             Israel

Congratulating Jose Maganda on his selection as the 2015 Teacher of the Year at Walnut Creek Elementary School.

HR 2046             Israel

Congratulating Susan Porter on her selection as the 2015 Teacher of the Year at Summitt Elementary School.

HR 2047             Israel

Congratulating Samara Davis on her selection as the 2015 Teacher of the Year at Guerrero Thompson Elementary School.

HR 2048             Israel

Congratulating Andreas Frangeskou on his selection as the 2015 Teacher of the Year at Graham Elementary School.

HR 2049             Israel

Congratulating Emily Danford on her selection as the 2015 Teacher of the Year at Dobie Pre-Kindergarten Center.

HR 2050             Israel

Congratulating Aimee Edwards on her selection as the 2015 Teacher of the Year at Davis Elementary School.

HR 2051             Israel

Congratulating Daryl Baker on her selection as the 2015 Teacher of the Year at Barrington Elementary School.

HR 2052             Hughes

Congratulating U.S. district judge Leonard Davis on his retirement.

HR 2057             Hughes

Congratulating Homer Jones on his induction into the Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame.

HR 2058             Hughes

Congratulating Marcus Hill of Watauga on his receipt of a Lifetime Achievement Award from Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership.

HR 2059             Israel

Honoring Leslie Jackson on being named the 2014-2015 Hendrickson High School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2060             Hughes

Congratulating David Sheffield of Quitman on his designation as an Eighth Degree Black Belt Grand Master.

HR 2061             Israel

Honoring Margaret Danforth on being named the 2014-2015 Brookhollow Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2062             Hughes

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the First United Methodist Church building in Troup.

HR 2064             Israel

Honoring Paul Crocker on being named the 2014-2015 John B. Connally High School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2065             Hughes

Congratulating Grady Jones of Hughes Springs on his 95th birthday.

HR 2066             Hughes

Congratulating Gaylon and Jean Moore of Scroggins on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 2067             Hughes

Congratulating Claude and Mary Cutrell of Daingerfield on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 2068             Israel

Honoring Jessica Evans on being named the 2014-2015 Westview Middle School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2069             Israel

Honoring Jennifer Ziegler on being named the 2014-2015 Caldwell Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2070             Israel

Honoring Elisabeth Kusano on being named the 2014-2015 Kelly Lane Middle School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2071             Hughes

Congratulating Ed and Anne Watts of Lindale on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 2072             Israel

Honoring Julianne Gaskin on being named the 2014-2015 Dessau Middle School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2073             Israel

Honoring Gayle Chin on being named the 2014-2015 Copperfield Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2074             Israel

Honoring Wyndie Wingate on being named the 2014-2015 Cele Middle School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2075             Israel

Honoring Sylvia Bartles on being named the 2014-2015 Dessau Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2076             Hughes

Congratulating Clidell Elliott of Troup on her 100th birthday.

HR 2077             Israel

Honoring Lorraine Huber on being named the 2014-2015 Rowe Lane Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2078             Israel

Honoring Chandra White on being named the 2014-2015 Delco Primary School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2080             Hughes

Congratulating James and Brenda McClenny of Mineola on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 2081             Israel

Honoring Cathy Duong on being named the 2014-2015 Highland Park Elementary Teacher of the Year.

HR 2082             Israel

Honoring Blanca Rowley on being named the 2014-2015 River Oaks Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2084             Israel

Honoring Didi Ramsey on being named the 2014-2015 Murchison Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2085             Israel

Honoring Elizabeth Bope on being named the 2014-2015 Parmer Lane Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2086             Israel

Honoring Rita King on being named the 2014-2015 Northwest Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

HR 2089             Turner, Scott

Commemorating the centennial year of the city of Prosper.

HR 2090             Turner, Scott

Congratulating Chief Mark Moeller on his retirement from the Rockwall Police Department.

HR 2091             Turner, Scott

Honoring the Frisco Garden Club.

HR 2092             Turner, Scott

Commending the work of Friends of the Rockwall County Library.

HR 2094             Blanco

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

HR 2095             Goldman

Commemorating the 125th anniversary of the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth.

HR 2096             Blanco

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Ysleta Independent School District in 2015.

HR 2100             White, James

Commemorating the centennial of the Corrigan Masonic Lodge.

HR 2102             Herrero

Congratulating Jasiah Patterson of West Oso High School on being chosen a member of the first team in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times All-South Texas basketball awards selections.

HR 2103             Herrero

Congratulating Creighton Avery of West Oso High School on being chosen as Newcomer of the Year in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times All-South Texas basketball awards selections.

HR 2104             Herrero

Congratulating Breon Muckelroy of Miller High School on being chosen as a member of the first team in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times All-South Texas basketball awards selections.

HR 2099             Nevárez

In memory of Charles Coleman Winn of Corpus Christi.

HR 2105             Herrero

Congratulating Xavier Lewis of Mary Carroll High School on being chosen a member of the first team in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times All-South Texas basketball awards selections.

HR 2106             Herrero

Congratulating Karl Turk of West Oso High School on being chosen as Coach of the Year in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times All-South Texas basketball awards selections.

HR 2107             Herrero

Congratulating Victoria Salinas of W. B. Ray High School on being chosen as a member of the first team in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times All-South Texas basketball awards selections.

HR 2108             Herrero

Congratulating Lexi Ruiz of Tuloso-Midway High School on being chosen as a member of the first team in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times All-South Texas basketball awards selections.

HR 2109             Herrero

Congratulating Victoria Blankenship of West Oso High School on being chosen as a member of the first team in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times All-South Texas basketball awards selections.

HR 2110             Herrero

Congratulating Darias Whittington of Mary Carroll High School on being chosen as the 2015 Most Valuable Player in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times All-South Texas basketball awards selections.

HR 2111             González, Mary

Honoring Dr. Kevin Foster of The University of Texas at Austin for his contributions to education.

HR 2114             Bohac

Congratulating Matthew Aaron Goodrum of Houston on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2115             Bohac

Congratulating Joshua Clifford Cox of Houston on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2116             Bohac

Congratulating William Colin Nelson of Houston on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2117             Bohac

Congratulating John Daniel Bunch of Houston on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2118             Bohac

Congratulating Alex Dodd of Houston on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2119             Bohac

Congratulating Jason Ian Thomas of Bellaire on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2120             Bohac

Congratulating Jay Robert Kennedy of Houston on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2121             Bohac

Congratulating Austin Clark of Houston on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2122             Bohac

Congratulating Paul H. Rush of Hunters Creek on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2125             White, James

Honoring students from Kountze High School who competed in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo School Art contest.

HR 2128             Tinderholt

Honoring Officer Richard Hernandez for his 25 years of service with the Arlington Police Department.

HR 2129             Tinderholt

Honoring Officer Thomas Stellato for his 25 years of service with the Arlington Police Department.

HR 2130             Tinderholt

Honoring Lieutenant Kelly Velder for his 25 years of service with the Arlington Police Department.

HR 2131             Tinderholt

Honoring Officer Bill Oakman for his 25 years of service with the Arlington Police Department.

HR 2132             Tinderholt

Honoring Officer Thomas McPhail for his 25 years of service with the Arlington Police Department.

HR 2133             Tinderholt

Honoring Officer Jessie Rogers for his 25 years of service with the Arlington Police Department.

HR 2134             Tinderholt

Honoring Sergeant Tim Anderson for his 30 years of service with the Arlington Police Department.

HR 2135             Tinderholt

Honoring Deputy Chief Jeff Matthews for his 30 years of service with the Arlington Police Department.

HR 2136             Tinderholt

Honoring Sergeant Doug Depoma for his 30 years of service with the Arlington Police Department.

HR 2137             Tinderholt

Honoring Officer Donna Hubbard for her 30 years of service with the Arlington Police Department.

HR 2138             Tinderholt

Honoring Sergeant John White for his 30 years of service with the Arlington Police Department.

HR 2139             Herrero

Congratulating Jasmine Green, the Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine 2015 Major of the Year for Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi.

HR 2143             Herrero

Honoring the H-E-B chain of grocery stores for its contributions to the Corpus Christi area on the event of the company's 110th anniversary.

HR 2144             Herrero

Honoring the Floyd Insurance Agency of Robstown and owner Ed Floyd.

HR 2145             Herrero

Recognizing May 23, 2015, as League of Women Voters of Corpus Christi Day and commemorating the 70th anniversary of the League of Women Voters of Corpus Christi.

HR 2146             Flynn

Congratulating the Lone Oak Independent School District on its recent honors and commending Superintendent Lance Campbell for his leadership of the district.

HR 2149             González, Mary

Commending Victor Perez for his service on the Socorro city council.

HR 2150             Simmons

Honoring the Carrollton/Farmers Branch Cyclones Special Olympics Team on its 25th anniversary.

HR 2151             Simmons

Congratulating Sami Gonzalez of Creekview High School in Carrollton on recording the nation's fastest time of the season in the 300-meter hurdles.

HR 2152             Herrero

Commending 4-H members on their selection to the 2015 4-H Shooting Sports Texas Shotgun Team and on their invitation to the 4-H Shooting Sports National Invitational.

HR 2156             González, Mary

Commending Socorro City Council Representative Gloria Rodriguez for her exemplary public service.

HR 2159             Nevárez

Commending Dr. Richardson B. Gill, Christopher Gill, Reeda Peel, and Javier Vasquez for their research on the natural history of elk in Texas.

HR 2162             Simpson

Honoring Johnny Cace's Seafood and Steak House for its longtime presence in the Longview community.

HR 2164             Herrero

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Corpus Christi.

HR 2165             Herrero

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of St. Anthony School in Robstown in 2016.

HR 2166             Márquez

Congratulating Dr. Richard Pineda on his receipt of the 2014 Córdova-Puchot Scholar of the Year Award.

HR 2167             Márquez

Congratulating El Paso Water Utilities on receiving a 2014 Sustainable Water Utility Management Award.

HR 2168             Márquez

Congratulating former mayor Larry Francis on his induction into the El Paso Historical Society Hall of Honor.

HR 2169             Márquez

Congratulating Nancy Hamilton on her induction into the Hall of Honor by the El Paso County Historical Society on November 3, 2013.

HR 2170             Márquez

Congratulating J. Eric Evans on his appointment to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas El Paso Branch.

HR 2186             White, James

Congratulating Kathryne and Raegan Padgett on their achievements as members of the Hardin-Jefferson High School girls' soccer team.

HR 2187             González, Mary

Honoring Delia Briones for her service as county clerk of El Paso County.

HR 2193             Goldman

Congratulating Patrick Crawford on being named the 2015 Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences Campus Teacher of the Year by the Fort Worth Independent School District.

HR 2196             Rodriguez, Justin

Congratulating Arturo Vargas on his 20th anniversary as executive director of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials and NALEO Educational Fund.

HR 2204             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the Robinson FFA floriculture judging team on their third-place finish at the Tarleton Invitational FFA CDE Judging Contest.

HR 2199             Alvarado

Recognizing September 2015 as Texas Obesity Awareness Month.

HR 2200             Herrero

Commemorating the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker at St. John Lutheran Church in Bishop.

HR 2201             Herrero

Congratulating Corando R. Trevino on the 40th anniversary of his ownership of Modern Pharmacy in Robstown.

HR 2206             Bonnen, Greg

Congratulating Cathy Supak on her induction into the Southwest Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame.

HR 2208             Bonnen, Greg

Congratulating the Friendswood High School Wranglerettes on being named grand champion at the 2015 Crowd Pleasers Senior State Championship.

HR 2209             White, James

Congratulating Grayland Arnold of Kountze High School on being named the 2015 Super Gold Basketball MVP by the Beaumont Enterprise.

HR 2211             González, Mary

Honoring Fernie Madrid for his service on the San Elizario ISD Board of Trustees.

HR 2212             González, Mary

Honoring Vicente Delgadillo for his service on the San Elizario ISD Board of Trustees.

HR 2213             González, Mary

Honoring Jose Rodriguez for his service on the San Elizario ISD Board of Trustees.

HR 2214             White, James

Congratulating the Jasper High School girls' soccer team on its successful 2015 season.

HR 2216             Villalba

Congratulating Jordan Spieth on winning the 2015 Masters Tournament.

HR 2218             González, Mary

Honoring Antonio Araujo for his service on the San Elizario Independent School District Board of Trustees.

HR 2219             González, Mary

Honoring Irene D. Jaquez for her service on the San Elizario Independent School District Board of Trustees.

HR 2220             González, Mary

Honoring Armando Martinez for his service on the San Elizario Independent School District Board of Trustees.

HR 2221             King, Susan

Commemorating the 50th annual Armed Forces Barbecue in Abilene.

HR 2223             Shaheen

Congratulating the Plano West High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2015 UIL 6A state championship.

HR 2226             White, Molly

Honoring Keifer Marshall of Temple for his service during World War II.

HR 2227             González, Mary

Honoring Claudia Ordaz for her service on the El Paso City Council.

HR 2229             White, James

Congratulating Sonny and Bernice Jewell of Buna on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 2230             White, James

Congratulating Breelyn Thames of Lumberton High School on being named the Wendy's 12Star Athlete of the Week.

HR 2231             White, James

Congratulating former Goodrich High School girls' basketball coach Pinellafie Gilford Johnson on receiving the Milestone Coaching Award.

HR 2232             Alonzo

Commemorating the 30th anniversary of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Grand Prairie.

HR 2233             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Honoring C. Wayne Nance of Waco for his service in the U.S. Army during World War II.

HR 2234             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Chase Wolf of Waco on his receipt of a scholarship from the Former Agents of the FBI Foundation.

HR 2236             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Honoring members of the Midway High School chapter of HOSA: Future Health Professionals for their exceptional generosity.

HR 2237             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the Rapoport Academy middle school students who earned 1st Division awards at the Riesel Solo and Ensemble Festival.

HR 2238             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the Tennyson Middle School students named to the TMEA All-Region 8 Choir.

HR 2239             Guerra

Commending Mujeres Unidas/Women Together for its service to Hidalgo County and the Rio Grande Valley.

HR 2240             Guerra

Congratulating the McAllen Independent School District Business Office on its receipt of a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association.

HR 2242             Button

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the end of the war in Vietnam.

HR 2243             White, James

Congratulating Raylin Davis and Calum Foster of Newton High School on being named to the 2015 TABC Academic All-State  Team.

HR 2245             Guillen

Commemorating the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker for Loma Sandia Prehistoric Cemetery.

HR 2247             Márquez

Congratulating Tropicana Homes of El Paso on being named the 2013 J. B. Sandlin Builder of the Year by the Texas Association of Builders.

HR 2248             Springer

Congratulating the Blue Ostrich Winery and Vineyard in Saint Jo on its selection as one of the 10 Texas Wineries Tucked Away and Worth the Drive by Texas Wine and Trail Magazine.

HR 2249             Springer

Congratulating Linda Fitzner of Gold-Burg High School on her nomination for a 2015 Outstanding Teacher of the Humanities Award from Humanities Texas.

HR 2250             Springer

Congratulating Wayne Morren on being named the Region 17 Principal of the Year by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals.

HR 2251             Springer

Congratulating Haleigh Bacon and Cari Croninger of Callisburg High School on winning first place in the Division 1 animation category of the 2015 UIL State Film Contest.

HR 2253             Springer

Recognizing the Vahlenkamp family for 111 years of continuous operation of the family farm in Stonewall County.

HR 2254             Springer

Congratulating Don Reynolds of Bowie on his induction into the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame.

HR 2255             White, James

Congratulating the Buna High School girls' powerlifting team on their performance at the state meet.

HR 2257             White, James

Congratulating the Evadale High School girls' basketball team members who were selected for all-district honors.

HR 2258             White, James

Congratulating the Evadale High School boys' basketball team members who were selected for all-district honors.

HR 2259             White, James

Congratulating the Lumberton High School girls' track team on winning the 2015 Buc Relays Track and Field Meet.

HR 2260             Hunter

Recognizing April 29, 2015, as Don't mess with Texas Day.

HR 2263             Dutton

Congratulating Vicky Pink of Houston on her 50th birthday.

HR 2264             Dutton

Congratulating the 2015 recipients of a Reginald Keith Guillory Scholarship.

HR 2265             Dutton

Congratulating the 2015 honorees of the Reginald Keith Guillory Scholarship.

HR 2271             Tinderholt

Recognizing the Bowie High School Choir on the occasion of its performance at the State Capitol on May 26, 2015.

HR 2272             White, James

Congratulating Caleb Penney on being named Athlete of the Week at Jasper Junior High School.

HR 2273             White, James

Congratulating Jake Kahla on being named Athlete of the Week at Jasper Junior High School.

HR 2275             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Midway High School students named as 2015 Texas All-State Choir members by the Texas Music Educators Association.

HR 2276             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Honoring the Kiwanis Club of Waco Seniors for its contributions to the community.

HR 2277             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Darin Allen of Bruceville-Eddy High School on signing a national letter of intent to run track and cross-country at West Texas A&M University.

HR 2279             White, James

Congratulating the Brookeland ISD boys' golf team on winning the 23-2A District Tournament.

HR 2282             Fallon

Recognizing H. L. Brockett Elementary School in Aubrey on being designated a 2015 Texas School of Character by Character.org.

HR 2284             Paddie

Congratulating Bill O'Neal on his receipt of the 2014 Panola County Citizen of the Year Award.

HR 2285             Paddie

Congratulating Glenn Bickerdike of Marshall on his receipt of the 2015 Sam B. Hall Jr. Civic Service Award from East Texas Baptist University.

HR 2287             Sheffield

Congratulating Jayci Padgett of Goldthwaite High School on her selection for the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and the Texas Girls Coaches Association 2015 Class 2A All-State Teams.

HR 2288             Klick

Congratulating Officer Jeff Brantley on his retirement from the North Richland Hills Police Department.

HR 2289             Klick

Congratulating Officer Ken Bedford on his retirement from the North Richland Hills Police Department.

HR 2296             Bohac

Commending Kemper Crabb for his philanthropic work.

HR 2300             Bohac

Congratulating Dr. Zachary Hodges on his 20th anniversary as president of Houston Community College Northwest.

HR 2302             Bohac

Honoring the Spring Branch Community Health Center for its 10 years of service.

HR 2308             Bohac

Recognizing Tillie Wier of Garden Oaks for her Happenings Along the Way to Heaven columns.

HR 2312             Craddick

Honoring Keith Stretcher on his retirement as Midland city attorney.

HR 2315             González, Mary

Honoring the Old El Paso County Jail Museum as one of the cultural treasures of El Paso County.

HR 2316             Herrero

Congratulating Jody Houston and the Corpus Christi ISD Office of Food Services for winning recognition from Food Service Equipment and Supplies magazine.

HR 2317             Herrero

Congratulating Duncan Samo on his designation as professor emeritus at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi.

HR 2318             Herrero

Congratulating Jacqueline Ganschow on her designation as professor emeritus at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi.

HR 2319             Herrero

Congratulating Dr. Maria D. Salinas on her designation as professor emeritus at Del Mar College.

HR 2320             Herrero

Congratulating Dr. Eva Muñiz on her designation as professor emeritus at Del Mar College.

HR 2321             Herrero

Congratulating Dr. Larry Lee on his designation as dean emeritus at Del Mar College.

HR 2325             González, Mary

Honoring the Socorro Mission as one of the cultural treasures of El Paso County.

HR 2328             Rodriguez, Justin

Congratulating Kathleen Reid on being named Edgewood ISD Teacher of the Year and on her receipt of a KENS5/San Antonio Credit Union ExCEL award.

HR 2329             Rodriguez, Justin

Congratulating the students from Business Careers High School in San Antonio on their achievements at the Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference.

HR 2330             Rodriguez, Justin

Congratulating David Neal of Business Careers High School in San Antonio on his success at the Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference.

HR 2331             Rose

Congratulating Evelyn Dickerson on her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

HR 2332             Rose

Congratulating Dr. Thalia Matherson on her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

HR 2333             Rose

Congratulating Charlie Mae Smith on her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

HR 2334             Rose

Congratulating Verna George Brown Mitchell on her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

HR 2335             Howard

Congratulating Ann Bishop on her retirement as executive director of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HR 2336             King, Susan

Commemorating the 59th anniversary of Dyess Air Force Base.

HR 2337             Herrero

Congratulating Marla D. Chisholm on her designation as professor emeritus at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi.

HR 2338             Herrero

Congratulating Joe Livingston on his designation as professor emeritus at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi.

HR 2341             Flynn

Recognizing May 20, 2015, as Retired Texas Game Warden Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2342             Crownover

Commending Texas House of Representatives parking guards for their outstanding service during the regular session of the 84th Legislature.

HR 2343             Murr

Congratulating the Honorable Carla Garner on her retirement as Sutton County judge.

HR 2344             Murr

Honoring retired Llano County judge Wayne Brascom for his exemplary service.

HR 2345             Paddie

Congratulating Audrey and Louis Kariel of Marshall on their 65th wedding anniversary.

HR 2346             Longoria

Recognizing Shanty Zumaya for being chosen as a contestant on La Voz Kids.

HR 2348             Longoria

Honoring singer-songwriter Alexis Chapa of Sullivan City for her achievements.

HR 2350             Herrero

Honoring Sandra S. Heatherley for her service as president of the League of Women Voters of Corpus Christi.

HR 2351             González, Mary

Congratulating the boys' soccer team of San Elizario High School on winning the 2015 UIL 4A state championship.

HR 2352             Fallon

Congratulating Leadership Prep School on its receipt of a 2015 Best of Frisco Award from the Frisco Award Program.

HR 2354             Sheffield

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of Camp Bowie in Brownwood.

HR 2357             González, Mary

Honoring Bert Saldaña for his achievements as an artist.

HR 2358             González, Mary

Recognizing Al Borrego of El Paso for his achievements as an artist.

HR 2360             Wu

Congratulating Dashuang "Amy" Liang, co-valedictorian of the Lee High School Class of 2015.

HR 2361             Wu

Congratulating Xiao-Shuang "Emma" Liang, co-valedictorian of the Lee High School Class of 2015.

HR 2362             White, James

Congratulating the Buna High School girls' golf team on winning the district championship.

HR 2363             White, James

Congratulating Buna Independent School District boys' track and field teams on their success at the 2015 district meet.

HR 2364             White, James

Congratulating the Lumberton High School Career and Technology Education welding students on their success at district and state competitions.

HR 2365             White, James

Congratulating the Buna High School boys' golf team on its success at the district tournament.

HR 2366             González, Mary

Honoring Los Portales as one of the cultural treasures of El Paso County.

HR 2367             Israel

Recognizing Shaka Smart, the head coach of The University of Texas at Austin basketball team, as an honorary Texan.

HR 2368             White, James

Congratulating Katy Koch on her selection as Jasper High School Student of the Week.

HR 2369             White, James

Congratulating Chesni Broussard on her selection as Jasper Junior High School Student of the Week.

HR 2370             White, James

Congratulating Brittany Harper on her selection as Student of the Week at Jasper High School.

HR 2371             White, James

Congratulating Carter Wilson and James Kenneson of Woodville on their outstanding showing at a tournament hosted by the Southeast Texas High School Fishing Association.

HR 2372             White, James

Congratulating Michael Saladin of Hardin-Jefferson High School on his selection to the Super Gold Basketball First Team by the Beaumont Enterprise.

HR 2373             White, James

Congratulating Kreston O'Dell-Richardson of Buna High School on his selection to the Super Gold Basketball First Team by the Beaumont Enterprise.

HR 2374             Fallon

Commemorating the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker for the Harrington, Cassady, and Clark Cemeteries in Denton County.

HR 2375             González, Mary

Recognizing Amado Maurilio Peña Jr. for his achievements as an artist.

HR 2379             González, Mary

Commending Joanna D. Sánchez for her service as an education fellow in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2380             González, Mary

Commending Maya Fitzpatrick of Cibolo for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2383             González, Mary

Honoring the San Elizario Presidio Chapel as one of the cultural treasures of El Paso County.

HR 2386             González, Mary

Recognizing Alberto Escamilla for his achievements as an artist.

HR 2387             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Andy and Shelli Rosenkranz of Waco on their 25th wedding anniversary.

HR 2388             Blanco

Honoring retired El Paso County tax assessor-collector Victor A. Flores for his service.

HR 2389             Blanco

Commemorating the 105th anniversary of Radford School in El Paso.

HR 2391             Oliveira

Congratulating the Rivera High School boys' soccer team on winning the UIL 6A state championship.

HR 2394             Herrero

Commemorating the 2015 celebration of Cinco de Mayo in Robstown.

HR 2395             Herrero

Congratulating Joseph Afuso of Bishop Garriga Middle Preparatory School in Corpus Christi on his first place win at the state competition of the 2015 National Geographic Bee.

HR 2397             Márquez

Honoring Paul Foster, chair of The University of Texas System Board of Regents, for his public service and philanthropy.

HR 2398             Márquez

Commending Patrick R. Gordon of El Paso for his service on the Rio Grande Compact Commission.

HR 2399             Herrero

Honoring former Nueces County commissioner Betty Jean Longoria on the dedication of the Keach Family Library Multipurpose Room in her honor.

HR 2400             Herrero

Congratulating Edalio Salinas and Rebecca Romero-Salinas of Corpus Christi on their 30th wedding anniversary.

HR 2401             King, Phil

Congratulating Mary Jane and Gary Westenhover of Weatherford on their 35th wedding anniversary.

HR 2403             Muñoz, Jr.

Honoring Richard P. Sanchez for his service to the state.

HR 2404             White, James

Commending Bridget Guien for her service in the office of State Representative James White during the 84th Texas Legislature.

HR 2405             White, James

Commending Mercedes Gonzalez for her service as a policy intern in the office of State Representative James White.

HR 2406             White, James / Otto

Commending William Hon for his service in the office of State Representative James White.

HR 2407             White, James / Flynn / Clardy

Commending Zackary Griffin for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative James White.

HR 2408             White, James

Commending Natalie Smith of Austin for her service in the office of State Representative James White during the 84th Texas Legislature.

HR 2409             White, James / Clardy / Ashby

Commending Saul Mendoza on his service as legislative and communications director for State Representative James White.

HR 2410             White, James / Phelan

Commending Jonathan Covey for his service as chief of staff in the office of State Representative James White during the 84th Legislature.

HR 2411             Rose

Honoring the detention service officers and employees of the Dallas County Sheriff's Department during National Correctional Officers and Employees Week.

HR 2414             Collier

Recognizing the second week of May 2015 as Atrial Fibrillation Week.

HR 2415             White, James

Congratulating the Evadale Junior High School boys' A track team on its victory at the 2015 district meet.

HR 2417             Guillen

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Starr County Youth Fair.

HR 2418             Flynn

Congratulating Jerry and Kati Voss of Sulphur Springs on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 2419             Raymond

Congratulating U.S. Army Sergeant (Ret.) Santiago Jesse Erevia on his receipt of the Medal of Honor.

HR 2421             White, James

Congratulating Gary Gregory of Colmesneil on his success at the 2015 Big Bass Splash on Lake Sam Rayburn.

HR 2422             White, James

Congratulating Wesley Gore of Evadale on his success at the 2015 Big Bass Splash on Lake Sam Rayburn.

HR 2424             Schubert

Congratulating Logan and Lyndsey Schroeder of Smithville on their first wedding anniversary.

HR 2427             Turner, Chris

Honoring Katherine Barrett of Juan Seguin High School for her perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2425             Schubert

Congratulating the members of the Flatonia FFA floriculture team on their outstanding performance at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

HR 2428             Turner, Chris

Honoring Jayson Carraway of Juan Seguin High School for his perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2429             Turner, Chris

Honoring Tamie Colston of Juan Seguin High School for her perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2430             Turner, Chris

Honoring Kristin Davis of Juan Seguin High School for her perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2431             Turner, Chris

Honoring Sade Gomez-Denmon of Juan Seguin High School for her perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2432             Turner, Chris

Honoring Andrew Hoskins of Juan Seguin High School for his perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2433             Turner, Chris

Honoring Victor Hutto of Juan Seguin High School for his perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2434             Turner, Chris

Honoring Katelyn Jamieson of Juan Seguin High School for her perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2435             Turner, Chris

Honoring Mike Jenkins of Juan Seguin High School for his perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2436             Turner, Chris

Honoring Carlos Lynn of Juan Seguin High School for his perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2439             Alonzo

Commemorating the 112th anniversary of the Laborers' International Union of North America in 2015.

HR 2440             Wu

Commemorating the Houston African Arts Festival and honoring Houston African Community International USA.

HR 2444             Meyer

Honoring John M. Turner of Dallas for his service to those who are visually impaired.

HR 2445             González, Mary

Commending Doriana Torres on her service as a Mexican American Legislative Leadership Foundation Fellow and legislative aide in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2446             González, Mary

Commending the Teen and Police Service Academy of El Paso.

HR 2447             González, Mary

Commending Gregory Pulte for his service as a senior education fellow in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2448             González, Mary

Honoring the Ysleta Mission as one of the cultural treasures of El Paso County.

HR 2449             González, Mary

Commending Edwin Aziz Hurtado of Brownsville for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2450             González, Mary

Commending Jamie Lee for her service as an intern in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2451             González, Mary

Commending Dan Luiton for his service as an intern in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2452             Meyer

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Meadows Museum in Dallas.

HR 2453             Bohac

Congratulating Harrison Hunter Coons of Houston on his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2454             Meyer

Honoring Senior Care Centers and its CEO, Mark McKenzie.

HR 2460             Shaheen

Congratulating the Titan robotics team from Plano ISD Academy High School on qualifying for and competing in the 2015 FIRST World Championship.

HR 2464             Faircloth

Honoring The University of Texas Medical Branch for its development of a promising Ebola vaccine.

HR 2461             Gonzales, Larry

Recognizing May 14, 2015, as Civitan Special Education Teacher Appreciation Day.

HR 2465             González, Mary

Commending Frank Espinoza of San Antonio for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2466             Herrero

Congratulating Matthew Martinez of Gregory-Portland High School on his selection as the 2015 Mr. Windfest.

HR 2467             Herrero

Congratulating the Calallen High School baseball team on winning the District 30-5A championship.

HR 2468             Herrero

Honoring Shawn Flanagan for his contributions as head coach and director of the Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi track and field program.

HR 2469             Herrero

Congratulating Kyle Barton on his receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2470             Herrero

Congratulating Carla Cabrera-Gonzalez on her receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2471             Herrero

Congratulating Lauren Gaddis on her receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2472             Herrero

Congratulating Morgan Havelka on her receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2473             Herrero

Congratulating Sean Higerd on his receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2474             Herrero

Congratulating Rebecca Lancaster on her receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2475             Herrero

Congratulating Jessalyn Newcomb on her receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2476             Herrero

Congratulating Steven Pease on his receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2477             Herrero

Congratulating Ariel Pena on his receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2478             Herrero

Congratulating Grae Robinson on her receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2479             Herrero

Congratulating Victoria Wahlen on her receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2480             Herrero

Congratulating Rebekah Wessels on her receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2481             Herrero

Congratulating Rylee Williams on her receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2482             Herrero

Congratulating Makenzie Wright on her receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2483             Herrero

Congratulating Nicole Fraser on her receipt of a 2015 scholarship from the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Association.

HR 2484             Herrero

Congratulating the Foy H. Moody High School softball team on winning the District 30-5A championship.

HR 2485             Herrero

Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Corpus Christi Literacy Council in 2016.

HR 2486             González, Mary

Commending Dongmei Li for her service as a Legislative Education Fellow in the office of State Representative Mary E. González.

HR 2487             Guillen

Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Jim Hogg County Fair in Hebbronville.

HR 2488             Herrero

Congratulating Lile Rodriguez and Manuel G. Rodriguez Jr. on operating their business, Lile's Flowers in Robstown, for 43 years.

HR 2489             Ashby

Honoring U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Jordan Wagstaff of Lufkin on his participation in the first annual Tunnel to Towers Tower Climb in New York City.

HR 2491             Moody

Recognizing May 4 through 10, 2015, as Texas STEM Education Week in El Paso.

HR 2494             White, James

Congratulating Kristi West of Hardin-Jefferson High School in Sour Lake on her selection as the 2015 Adviser of the Year for Region 8 by the National Association of Student Councils.

HR 2506             Davis, Sarah

Congratulating Ester W. Quan of Bellaire on her 90th birthday.

HR 2507             Davis, Sarah

Honoring Dr. Cesar A. Arias of Bellaire on being elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

HR 2508             Davis, Sarah

Congratulating Cassie Gianni on becoming the first Rangel Graduate Fellow from the University of Houston.

HR 2509             White, James

Congratulating the Kirbyville FFA Entomology team on its success in the 2015 district and area competitions.

HR 2510             White, James

Congratulating Austin Nichols of Jasper High School on winning first place at the East Texas Piano Solo Festival Competition.

HR 2511             Farney

Congratulating Carolyn Hise on her selection as an honored member of the Covington Who's Who Executive and Professional Registry.

HR 2514             Sanford

Congratulating Andrew C. Freeman of McKinney on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2515             Sanford

Congratulating James Clifton Kays of McKinney on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2516             Sanford

Congratulating Jackson Thomas Kays of McKinney on becoming an Eagle Scout.

HR 2517             Gutierrez

Congratulating Gonzalo Partida on being named commander of Patrol Squadron 9 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

HR 2519             Gutierrez

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Discovery School in San Antonio.

HR 2520             González, Mary

Commending Raneem Ashrawi of Austin for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2521             White, James

Congratulating the Buna High School and Junior High School girls' track and field teams on their success at the District 23-3A meet.

HR 2522             Goldman

Congratulating Mario Oscar Pureco Razo of Mitchell Boulevard Elementary School and Anttoniett Ceron Ponce of Glen Park Elementary School on being named 2015 Fort Worth Independent School District Campus Teachers of the Year.

HR 2523             White, James

Commending students from Silsbee High School on their participation in UIL Academic district competition.

HR 2524             Keffer

Congratulating Bobby Rountree on his retirement as city manager of Brownwood.

HR 2525             Herrero

Congratulating Krista Torralva of the Corpus Christi Caller-Times on winning a First Amendment Award from the Society of Professional Journalists of Fort Worth.

HR 2526             Herrero

Congratulating Chris Ramirez of Corpus Christi on winning a First Amendment Award from the Fort Worth Society of Professional Journalists.

HR 2527             Blanco

Congratulating Ramón Rentería on his retirement from the El Paso Times.

HR 2528             González, Mary

Commending Poncho Garcia Jr. for his service as superintendent of the Fabens Independent School District.

HR 2529             Herrero

Honoring the Del Mar College chapter of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education.

HR 2531             Crownover

Congratulating Brian Nyquist on his induction into the Alpha Tau chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health.

HR 2532             White, James

Congratulating Lauren Penney of Jasper on qualifying for the 2015 Junior Olympics.

HR 2533             White, James

Congratulating the members of the Livingston High School journalism team on their success at the UIL District 18-5A meet.

HR 2534             Bonnen, Greg

Congratulating Fire Marshal Wanda Martin on her retirement from the League City Fire Department.

HR 2535             Bonnen, Greg

Congratulating Nicole Elizabeth Rowden of Friendswood on earning the Venturing Silver Award.

HR 2536             Reynolds

Congratulating Judge George Carol Hanks Jr. of Houston on being commissioned to serve as a United States district judge for the Southern District of Texas.

HR 2537             Reynolds

Congratulating Derrick Mitchell on his appointment to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents.

HR 2538             White, James

Congratulating county game wardens Morgan Inman, Justin Eddins, and Roy Eddins on their receipt of the Director's Life Saving Citation from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

HR 2539             Bonnen, Greg

Congratulating the Friendswood Junior High School Color Guard on winning the 2015 Cadet East Championship.

HR 2540             Bonnen, Greg

Recognizing Andrew Kyle Almaguer of Friendswood High School for his contributions to his school and community.

HR 2541             Bonnen, Greg

Congratulating Christopher Jacob Joseph Rowden of Friendswood on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2542             Blanco

Congratulating Dr. Joseph Ernest Torres of El Paso on his 92nd birthday.

HR 2545             Herrero

Congratulating the members of the 1965 Solomon M. Coles High School baseball team on the 50th anniversary of their state championship victory.

HR 2549             Sheffield

Commending Jay Johnson on his service as student body president of Tarleton State University.

HR 2551             Rose

Congratulating the Reverend Mark Anthony Proctor on his receipt of the 2015 Outstanding Alumnus Award from Paul Quinn College.

HR 2552             Bonnen, Greg

Congratulating Alaina Garza on her selection as 2015 Teacher of the Year for Clear Brook High School.

HR 2553             Landgraf

Commending Texas Electric Cooperatives for 50 years of participation in the Government-in-Action Youth Tour.

HR 2554             Reynolds

Congratulating the Honorable Alfred H. Bennett on his appointment and confirmation as United States district judge for the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas.

HR 2557             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Samuel Hellinger for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2555             Turner, Chris

Honoring former state representative Dr. Diane Patrick on the occasion of the dedication of Diane Patrick Elementary School in Arlington.

HR 2558             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Jeremy Wallace for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2559             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Mitchell Westervelt for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2560             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Keith Dieter for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2561             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Mark Adams for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2562             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Gary Brown for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2563             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Jeremiah Hale for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2564             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Ryan Molsbee for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2567             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Corporal Michael Linnell for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2565             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Christopher Glass for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2568             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Lieutenant Ray Sappington for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2569             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Operator Laura Mays for her service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2570             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Operator Barbara Reid for her service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2571             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Station Supervisor Nola Worthington for her service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2573             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Beau Means for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2574             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Senior Corporal Daniel Matteson for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2575             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Coby Lomax for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2576             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Keith Bowles for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2577             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Jay Hardin for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2578             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Shannon Mauney for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2579             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Corporal Jeff Hass for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2581             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper James Bacon for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2582             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Chad Overton for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2583             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Larry Adams Jr. for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2584             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Brandon Tidmore for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2585             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Kipp Koenig for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2586             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Jaime Galindo for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2587             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Jimmie Bass for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2588             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Justin Dillman for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2589             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Christopher Casey for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2590             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Corporal Chad Baize for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2591             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Juan Gutierrez for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2592             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Todd Cummins for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2593             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Matthew Ferguson for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2594             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Darik Heider for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2595             White, James

Congratulating the Kirbyville High School theater company on winning first place in district competition.

HR 2596             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Fred Heard for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2597             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Kirby Lambert for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2598             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Clay Henry for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2599             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Mark Williams for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2600             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Corporal Curtis West for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2601             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Daniel Manney for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2602             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Senior Trooper Russell Conkling for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2603             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Dan Buesing for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2604             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Clay Conner for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2605             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Corporal Garrett Ritter for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2606             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Jonathan Thomas for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2607             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Dante King for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2608             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Joshua Collins for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2609             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Tres Lattimore for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2610             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Barry Henry for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2611             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Bryan Little for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2612             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Drue Kirkland for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2613             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Tony Cunningham for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2614             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Brandon Neff for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2615             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Rachel Price-Russell for her service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2616             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Senior Corporal Jack Lawson for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2617             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Ronald Nelson for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2619             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Mark Helton for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2620             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Ricardo Garcia for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2621             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Rogelio Medrano for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2622             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Corporal Jerry Schmidt for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2623             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Joseph Farrington for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2624             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Enrique Garcia for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2625             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Michael Mickley for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2626             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Buck Welch for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2627             Springer

Commending Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Jerry Johnson for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2628             Springer

Commending Captain Game Warden Patrick Canan of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2629             Springer

Commending Game Warden Darla Barr of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for her service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2630             Springer

Commending Game Warden Kyle Nevins of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2631             Springer

Commending Game Warden Drew Spencer of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2632             Springer

Commending Game Warden Brent Isom of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2633             Springer

Commending Game Warden Gary Hobbs of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2634             Springer

Commending Game Warden Chase McAninch of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2635             Springer

Commending Game Warden Joe McMahen of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2636             Springer

Commending Game Warden Jay Oyler of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2637             Springer

Commending Game Warden George Pasley of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2638             Springer

Commending Game Warden Matthew Thompson of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2639             Springer

Commending Game Warden Raynor Milloway of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2640             Springer

Commending Game Warden Gary Self of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2641             Springer

Commending Game Warden Matthew Cruse of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2642             Springer

Commending Game Warden Cane Shumaker of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2643             Springer

Commending Game Warden Jared Self of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for his service at the Texas-Mexico border as part of Operation Strong Safety.

HR 2644             Tinderholt

Commending Officer Billy Cruz of the Arlington Police Department for his heroism during a fire.

HR 2645             Tinderholt

Commending Officer Kristi Johnson of the Arlington Police Department for her heroism during a fire.

HR 2646             Rinaldi / Sheets

Congratulating Kim Spence on her retirement as a teacher at Cottonwood Creek Elementary School in Coppell.

HR 2647             White, James

Congratulating the members of the Jasper High School boys' track and field team on their performance in area competition.

HR 2648             White, James

Congratulating the members of the Jasper High School girls' track and field team on their performance in area competition.

HR 2651             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Sophia Marie Garman of Waco on her selection as a 2015 Outstanding Youth Citizen.

HR 2652             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the University High School choir students who qualified for the UIL State Solo and Ensemble Contest.

HR 2653             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the Waco High School choir students who qualified for the UIL State Solo and Ensemble Contest.

HR 2654             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Lois Crook on her recognition in the Waco Tribune-Herald Voices of Valor series.

HR 2655             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Korean War-era veteran Olis Eaton of Waco on his recognition as one of the Voices of Valor by the Waco Tribune-Herald.

HR 2656             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating teams from Rapoport Academy on their performance at the Heart of Texas Regional History Fair.

HR 2657             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Traci Martin of the Midway Independent School District on her receipt of multiple awards from the Texas School Public Relations Association.

HR 2658             Kacal

Congratulating Judson and Terra Willett of Austin on the birth of their baby, Owen Townsend Willett.

HR 2659             Kacal

Congratulating Ryan and Kaili Skrobarczyk of Hutto on the birth of their son, Connor Gene Skrobarczyk.

HR 2660             Leach

Congratulating Laura Bennett of Plano on her 100th birthday.

HR 2661             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Gene Taylor of McGregor on his performance at the Texas State Senior Games.

HR 2662             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the Robinson High School home site team on its performance at the Sam Houston Invitational.

HR 2663             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Harold and Anne Peter of Waco on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 2664             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the Robinson High School girls' tennis team on winning a district championship.

HR 2665             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Jacob Turner of Waco on winning the regional spelling bee.

HR 2666             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Honoring the McGregor Family Learning Center.

HR 2667             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the Live Oak Classical School mock trial team on winning the Region 12 championship in the Texas High School Mock Trial Competition.

HR 2668             González, Mary

Honoring Edgar Manuel Torres Ovando for his service as a senior education fellow in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2670             White, James

Congratulating Brandon Weaver on being named Student of the Week at Jasper High School.

HR 2671             White, James

Congratulating Nik'Kiethen Hafford on his selection as Jasper Junior High School Student of the Week.

HR 2672             González, Mary

Congratulating Renee and Patrick Tarlton of Round Rock on the birth of their son, Tucker Ray Tarlton.

HR 2673             Flynn

Congratulating Wesley and Angela Hampton of Sulphur Springs on their 25th wedding anniversary.

HR 2676             Rose

Honoring Natalie Jenkins Sorrell on her receipt of the Motherhood: The Lifetime Achievement Award from Dallas Can Academies.

HR 2678             Bell

Congratulating Charlie Bell and Brooke Mosley.

HR 2679             Kacal

Congratulating Tequila 512 on winning Best in Show at the 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

HR 2680             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Diana R. Garland on having the Baylor University Diana R. Garland School of Social Work named in her honor.

HR 2681             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Hunter January of McGregor High School on signing a national letter of intent to play football at the University of Kansas.

HR 2682             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Cevekia DeGrate and Heather Helton on winning medals at the 18th annual Technology Olympics.

HR 2683             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Lauren Berry on being named Miss Waco Teen.

HR 2684             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Herchel and Ora Lee Gamble of Lorena on their 65th wedding anniversary.

HR 2685             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Crawford Elementary School on its nomination for a 2013-2014 Blue Ribbon School Award.

HR 2686             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Honoring Charles Alford of Waco for his service to his country.

HR 2690             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Amber Rhodes of Live Oak Classical School in Waco on her selection as a 2015 Texas All-State Choir member.

HR 2691             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Honoring Dr. William A. Mitchell for his service to his country.

HR 2692             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Henry Fleischhauer on his recognition as one of the Voices of Valor by the Waco Tribune-Herald.

HR 2695             Herrero

Congratulating Mark Collette on winning two First Amendment Awards from the Fort Worth Society of Professional Journalists.

HR 2696             Herrero

Congratulating Ramon Alejandro on 42 years in business as the owner of Ray's Footwear in Robstown.

HR 2697             Herrero

Congratulating Andrea Alejandro, owner and operator of The Spanish Gate in Robstown, on more than four decades in business.

HR 2698             White, James

Congratulating Bailey Goins of Chester High School on qualifying for the 2015 UIL 1A Golf State Tournament.

HR 2699             White, James

Congratulating Lauren Hale of Buna High School on qualifying for the 2015 UIL 3A Golf State Tournament.

HR 2700             Flynn

Congratulating Hannah Kirby of Sulphur Springs on placing among the top 8 contestants on The Voice.

HR 2701             Sheffield

Commending Molly Smith for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative J. D. Sheffield.

HR 2702             Sheffield

Commending Taylor Sexton for his service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative J. D. Sheffield.

HR 2703             González, Mary

Commending Yesenia Velasquez for her service as an education fellow in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2705             White, James

Congratulating students from Kountze Intermediate School on their performance at the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association Middle School Championship Meet.

HR 2706             White, James

Congratulating Katlin Kerl of Silsbee High School on signing a national letter of intent to play softball at San Jacinto College.

HR 2707             González, Mary

Commending Justin Atkinson of Austin for his service as a communications assistant in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2710             White, James

Congratulating William and Ruth Alexander of Buna on their 65th wedding anniversary.

HR 2711             White, James

Congratulating the Buna High School FFA dairy cattle judging team on winning its area contest and advancing to the state competition.

HR 2712             Metcalf

Recognizing May 13, 2015, as Montgomery County United Way Volunteer Appreciation Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2713             White, James

Commending members of the Lake Rayburn Fire Department for their role in a water rescue.

HR 2714             González, Mary

Commending Dr. Michiel Noe for his service on the El Paso City Council.

HR 2715             Darby

Congratulating Curtis Gene Raetz on his retirement from the Raytheon Company.

HR 2716             Márquez

Congratulating Father Harold Rahm on his selection as the Segundo Barrio Person of the Year for 2015.

HR 2717             Crownover

Congratulating Jacob Steele Yarnell on his acceptance to the United States Air Force Academy.

HR 2718             White, James

Congratulating students from Silsbee High School on their selection as 2015 Texas Music Scholars by the Texas Music Educators Association.

HR 2719             White, James

Commending Sheriff Mitchel Newman and Deputy Kevin Holloway of the Jasper County Sheriff's Department for their role in a water rescue.

HR 2720             White, James

Congratulating the Kirbyville High School students who qualified for the UIL state tennis tournament.

HR 2721             Huberty

Congratulating John Robert Beemer of Humble on his 70th birthday.

HR 2723             Huberty

Congratulating Robert Toy and Alison Janoski on their marriage.

HR 2724             Faircloth

Honoring Eddie Janek Sr. of Galveston for his service to his community and his country.

HR 2726             Dale

Commending Williamson County commissioner Lisa Birkman on her public service.

HR 2727             Isaac

Commending Ronnie's BBQ in Johnson City for participating in Bar-B-Quesday at the State Capitol.

HR 2728             Isaac

Commending Old 300 BBQ of Blanco for participating in Bar-B-Quesday at the State Capitol.

HR 2729             Dutton

Honoring the KEW Learning Academy in Houston on the occasion of its Profiles of Prominence Awards Banquet and Dinner Dance.

HR 2730             King, Phil

Congratulating Elizabeth Baker of Mary Martin Elementary School on being named Best Teacher as part of the Weatherford Star-Telegram Best of the Best awards.

HR 2731             White, James

Congratulating William L. Jackson on his appointment as chief of the Newton Police Department.

HR 2732             Bell

Congratulating Laura Portillo of Smith Elementary on her designation as the 2015 Magnolia ISD Paraprofessional of the Year.

HR 2733             White, James

Honoring Richard Gil Tubb for his service to Tyler County.

HR 2734             White, James

Congratulating Lura Rhodes of Newton on his 91st birthday.

HR 2735             White, James

Congratulating Rita Peterson on her 20-year tenure at the Hardin County Courthouse.

HR 2736             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Ervin Davis on being featured by the Waco Tribune-Herald as part of its Voices of Valor series.

HR 2737             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Taylor Henderson of Waco High School on being named Best Overall Advocate during the 2015 Region 12 High School Mock Trial Competition.

HR 2738             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Stephen Parker of Waco Baptist Academy on his accomplishments as a Civil Air Patrol cadet.

HR 2739             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Commending Alexander Good-Suhm of Rapoport Academy Meyer High School in Waco for his participation in the Texas High School Aerospace Scholars program at NASA.

HR 2740             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating James White of Waco on his receipt of the 2015 Visiting Angels Caregiver of the Year Award.

HR 2741             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Lendburgh Haynes of McGregor on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 2742             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the varsity orchestra students of Tennyson Middle School in Waco on their sweepstakes win at the UIL Region 8 Concert and Sight-Reading Contest.

HR 2743             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating six members of the Rotary Club of Waco on their 50 years of membership with the organization.

HR 2744             Naishtat

Congratulating Oran Lopez Reed on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2745             Lucio III

Recognizing the HinoPalooza BBQ Cook-off in Mercedes.

HR 2747             Huberty

Honoring Bryan Shea of Humble for his service as a legislative intern in the district office of State Representative Dan Huberty.

HR 2748             Huberty

Honoring Vy Nguyen of Houston for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Dan Huberty.

HR 2749             Huberty

Honoring Karla Rios for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Dan Huberty.

HR 2750             Bell

Congratulating Chris Canik on his selection as a 2015 Teacher of the Year in the Magnolia Independent School District.

HR 2752             White, James

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Springhill Missionary Baptist Church in Magnolia Springs.

HR 2753             White, James

Congratulating the members of the Buna High School UIL academic team on their performance at the District 23-3A academics meet.

HR 2755             Burkett

Honoring Doris Padgett for her 50 years of service as the founding librarian of the Sunnyvale Public Library.

HR 2758             Huberty

Commending Tulshi Patel for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Dan Huberty.

HR 2759             Craddick

Congratulating John Teague on his receipt of the 2015 ASSE Triangle Award.

HR 2760             Davis, Yvonne

Honoring Charles Hardy for his 35 years of service to Austin Industries.

HR 2761             Klick

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of St. John the Apostle Catholic School in North Richland Hills.

HR 2763             Tinderholt

Commending Micah Cavanaugh for his service as chief of staff in the office of State Representative Tony Tinderholt.

HR 2764             Tinderholt

Commending Allison Ngo for her service as legislative director in the office of State Representative Tony Tinderholt.

HR 2765             Tinderholt

Commending Jake Robinson for his service as communications director in the office of State Representative Tony Tinderholt.

HR 2766             Tinderholt

Honoring Joshua Finkenbinder for his service as district director in the office of State Representative Tony Tinderholt.

HR 2767             Tinderholt

Honoring Scott Urbis for his service as policy analyst in the office of State Representative Tony Tinderholt.

HR 2768             Tinderholt

Honoring Brittany Kelm for her service as communications liaison in the office of State Representative Tony Tinderholt.

HR 2769             Tinderholt

Commending Michael Tucker for his service as a communications liaison in the office of State Representative Tony Tinderholt.

HR 2770             Tinderholt

Commending Luis Ruiz for his service as a legislative liaison in the office of State Representative Tony Tinderholt.

HR 2771             Tinderholt

Commending Seth Slover for his service as a legislative liaison in the office of State Representative Tony Tinderholt.

HR 2772             Raymond

Congratulating Rogelio Rivera of Laredo on being named the 2015 Engineer of the Year by the Gateway Chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers.

HR 2773             White, James

Congratulating the Kirbyville Junior High School students who set school records at the district track meet.

HR 2775             Geren

Electing the children of house members to the office of mascot.

HR 2776             Geren

Naming the grandchildren of house members honorary mascots.

HR 2777             Herrero

Recognizing the Mexican-American Studies Program at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi.

HR 2779             Schubert

Congratulating Kenneth Logan Carson on his graduation from Liberty University.

HR 2780             Schubert

Honoring David Smolik on his retirement as principal of Sacred Heart Catholic School in Hallettsville.

HR 2781             González, Mary

Commending Rebecca Walker for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Mary González.

HR 2782             González, Mary

Honoring Ramon Holguin for his service on the San Elizario ISD Board of Trustees.

HR 2783             Hernandez

Congratulating Dr. Tatcho Mindiola on his retirement as director of the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Houston.

HR 2784             Dutton

Honoring Emma Primas of Houston for her contributions to her community.

HR 2785             Dutton

Commemorating the 65th anniversary of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Houston.

HR 2786             King, Susan

Congratulating F. Scott Dueser of Abilene on his selection for the 2015 Texas Bankers Hall of Fame.

HR 2787             Vo

Commemorating Chinese American Citizen Veterans Day.

HR 2788             Bell

Congratulating Jennifer Bailey on being named a 2015 Magnolia Independent School District Teacher of the Year.

HR 2789             Naishtat

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of Bryker Woods Elementary School in Austin.

HR 2790             Bonnen, Greg

Congratulating the Clear Creek Independent School District Robonauts on being part of the winning alliance at the 2015 FIRST Robotics Competition world championship.

HR 2791             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Commending Zion Lutheran Church in McGregor on donating quilts to individuals in the community and beyond.

HR 2792             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the Robinson High School boys' powerlifting team on winning the regional championship.

HR 2793             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Congratulating the Waco Euterpean Club on its receipt of state awards from the Texas Federation of Music Clubs.

HR 2794             White, James

Congratulating Richard and Alice Dziubanek of Livingston on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 2796             Workman

Honoring recipients of the Theodore Roosevelt Navy League Youth Medal.

HR 2797             Farney

Congratulating the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District on its receipt of the 2015 H-E-B Small School District Excellence in Education Award.

HR 2802             Villalba

Commending Linda Christofilis for her years of service to the State of Texas.

HR 2803             Isaac

Commending The Salt Lick in Driftwood for participating in Bar-B-Quesday at the State Capitol.

HR 2804             Isaac

Commending Railroad Bar-B-Que in Dripping Springs for participating in Bar-B-Quesday at the State Capitol.

HR 2805             Isaac

Commending Hays County Bar-B-Que and Catering in San Marcos for participating in Bar-B-Quesday at the State Capitol.

HR 2806             Isaac

Commending Miss Mae's Bar-B-Que in Wimberley for participating in Bar-B-Quesday at the State Capitol.

HR 2809             Keffer

Congratulating Benjamin Pargmann of Troop 49 in Austin on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2813             Hughes

Congratulating Justice Sam Griffith on his retirement from the 12th Court of Appeals.

HR 2814             Hughes

Commemorating the 125th anniversary of Texas Heritage National Bank.

HR 2815             Hughes

Congratulating Bessie Justiss Cason of Winnsboro on her 100th birthday.

HR 2816             Hughes

Congratulating Chris Bookman and Dylan Walker of SnapBrothers Productions on their second consecutive Tongie award.

HR 2820             White, James

Congratulating students from Kirbyville High School on their success at the 2015 UIL District 23-3A academic meet.

HR 2824             Giddings

Congratulating Matt Jones of DeSoto on winning the 2014-2015 Division I national championship as a member of the Duke University men's basketball team.

HR 2826             White, James

Congratulating Walker-Ann Wilson on her selection as Jasper High School Student of the Week.

HR 2827             Flynn

Congratulating Logan Lockwood of Van High School on his performance at the 2015 UIL Boys' Golf State Tournament.

HR 2828             Flynn

Congratulating the Canton High School boys' golf team on qualifying for the 2015 UIL state tournament.

HR 2831             Huberty

Commending Ryan Fraissinet of Kingwood for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Dan Huberty.

HR 2832             Blanco

Congratulating the Henderson Middle School chess team on winning their division at the National Junior High Championship.

HR 2833             Blanco

Recognizing Harmony Public Schools in El Paso for their commitment to T-STEM education.

HR 2834             Nevárez

Recognizing Sid Blanks for his athletic accomplishments.

HR 2835             Canales

Recognizing the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge for its significance as a port of entry.

HR 2842             Giddings

Congratulating the Lancaster High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2015 UIL 5A state championship.

HR 2846             Guerra

Congratulating the Monitor newspaper on its fine showing in the 2015 Texas Associated Press Managing Editors Headliners Excellence in Journalism Awards.

HR 2847             Guerra

Congratulating the McAllen Memorial High School boys' golf team on winning the District 30-6A championship.

HR 2849             Guerra

Congratulating the members of the Sharyland North Junior High School chess team on their third-place finish at the National Junior High Championship.

HR 2850             Guerra

Congratulating the students from Edinburg North High School on their performance in the 2015 National Science Bowl regional competition.

HR 2851             Guerra

Congratulating members of the King's Guard Chess Club from Melissa Dotson Betts Elementary School in Edinburg on qualifying to compete at the 2015 National Elementary Championship.


********** MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS **********

SCR 42              Eltife

In memory of Sam Wilson Russell.

HR 1961             Sheffield

In memory of Louis "P. O." Dewald of Copperas Cove.

HR 1969             Sheffield

In memory of Justin Havens Moore.

HR 1989             Herrero

In memory of Celestina Lopez Navarro of Corpus Christi.

HR 2023             Sheffield

In memory of Bobby Dean Jones of Gatesville.

HR 2028             Raymond

In memory of Consuelo "Connie" Raymond Kazen of Laredo.

HR 2035             Craddick

In memory of Jefferson Jones "JJ" Baskin of Austin.

HR 2041             Flynn

In memory of Billy G. Dirks of Sulphur Springs.

HR 2053             Hughes

In memory of Odessa Davis Yeager.

HR 2054             Hughes

In memory of Cynthia Ann French of Mineola.

HR 2055             Hughes

In memory of William Robert Craddock of Winnsboro.

HR 2056             Hughes

In memory of Paul N. Foster of Alba.

HR 2063             Hughes

In memory of Thomas Sharpe Wilmeth of Daingerfield.

HR 2079             Hughes

In memory of Estelle Parker of Pittsburg.

HR 2083             Hughes

In memory of Doris Bhael Clements of Hideaway.

HR 2087             Hughes

In memory of Edward Andrew Bennett Jr. of Holly Lake Ranch.

HR 2101             Herrero

In memory of Elizardo Amaya of Corpus Christi.

HR 2112             Herrero

In memory of Donelda "Doni" Daub Sluyter of Corpus Christi.

HR 2113             Herrero

In memory of Barbara Laine Brunner of Banquete.

HR 2140             Herrero

In memory of Guadalupe L. Garcia of Corpus Christi.

HR 2147             Flynn

In memory of Bobby Gerald Gillis of Sulphur Springs.

HR 2157             Canales

In memory of former Hidalgo County Commissioner Oscar L. Garza Jr. of Edinburg.

HR 2161             Ashby

In memory of Percy Alvin Simond Jr. of Lufkin.

HR 2171             Herrero

Paying tribute to the life of Deputy Constable R. R. Bledsoe of the Nueces County Constable's Office.

HR 2172             Herrero

Paying tribute to the life of Constable Patrick William Feely of the Nueces County Constable's Office.

HR 2173             Herrero

Paying tribute to the life of Sheriff Matthew Nolan of the Nueces County Sheriff's Office.

HR 2174             Herrero

Paying tribute to the life of Lieutenant Irvin M. Brown of the Nueces County Sheriff's Office.

HR 2175             Herrero

Paying tribute to the life of Deputy Sheriff Alexander Stevens Downs Jr. of the Nueces County Sheriff's Office.

HR 2176             Herrero

Paying tribute to the life of Sheriff Dennis J. Kelly of the Nueces County Sheriff's Office.

HR 2177             Herrero

Paying tribute to the life of Deputy Sheriff Thomas Shaw of the Nueces County Sheriff's Office.

HR 2178             Herrero

Paying tribute to the life of Deputy Thomas Nolan of the Nueces County Sheriff's Office.

HR 2179             Herrero

Paying tribute to the life of Officer James Saavedra of the Port of Corpus Christi Police Department.

HR 2180             Herrero

Paying tribute to the life of Deputy Constable Patrick Stephen Runyon of the Nueces County Constable's Office.

HR 2181             Herrero

Paying tribute to the life of Constable Carl M. Bisbee of the Nueces County Constable's Office.

HR 2182             Herrero

In memory of Lena Mae McElroy of Corpus Christi.

HR 2191             Turner, Chris

In memory of Jess Hay of Dallas.

HR 2202             Herrero

In memory of Francisco Espinoza of Robstown.

HR 2203             Herrero

In memory of Petra M. Villarreal.

HR 2224             White, Molly

In memory of Ouida Mae Edwards Dulany of Belton.

HR 2228             Leach

In memory of Jim Dunlap of Dallas.

HR 2235             Anderson, Charles "Doc"

In memory of Mary Wilson Russell McCall.

HR 2252             Springer

In memory of Richard Guinn Brown of Azle.

HR 2256             Ashby

In memory of former railroad commissioner and state representative Arthur "Buddy" Temple III.

HR 2262             Herrero

In memory of Helen and Manuel Chapa of Corpus Christi.

HR 2266             Bell

In memory of Richard Louis Anderson of Burkburnett.

HR 2290             Bohac

In memory of Earl Charles Lairson of Houston.

HR 2291             Bohac

In memory of Fongee Wong of Houston.

HR 2292             Bohac

In memory of Eugenie "Jean" Avery.

HR 2293             Bohac

In memory of Estelle Georgie Kaluza Pawelka Poole Bohac.

HR 2294             Bohac

In memory of Ethel Mae Wolfe of Houston.

HR 2295             Bohac

In memory of Jack S. Blanton of Houston.

HR 2297             Bohac

In memory of Kobi Isabella Pickett of Houston.

HR 2298             Bohac

In memory of Agnes Schramm Fisher McClosky of Houston.

HR 2299             Bohac

In memory of Jean Mills Worsham of Houston.

HR 2301             Bohac

In memory of Frank Leonard Bohac of Houston.

HR 2303             Bohac

In memory of Elmer Leroy Zoch of Houston.

HR 2304             Bohac

In memory of Mary Julia Escalante Torres of Houston.

HR 2305             Bohac

In memory of Kimberly Plunket Lindig of Houston.

HR 2306             Bohac

In memory of Dorothy Mary Jones Adams of Houston.

HR 2307             Bohac

In memory of Ruth Fort Baker of Houston.

HR 2310             Bohac

In memory of Bryan Wilbur Smith of Centerville.

HR 2311             Bohac

In memory of Jalil Hanna Foty of Missouri City.

HR 2347             Longoria

In memory of Armando G. Ochoa Sr. of Elsa.

HR 2353             Herrero

In memory of Jose Dolorez Luna of Robstown.

HR 2384             Zedler

In memory of Manuela Luna Castillo.

HR 2385             Zedler

In memory of Rick Rose of Arlington.

HR 2390             Faircloth

In memory of Dr. Edwin Joseph Morrow Jr. of Houston.

HR 2416             Guillen

In memory of Gregorio C. Barrera of Rio Grande City.

HR 2423             Murr

In memory of Wilbur Ray Dunk of Kimble County.

HR 2426             Krause

In memory of Karen Michelle Peterson of Fort Worth.

HR 2437             Sheffield

In memory of Oleta Horton Collier of Goldthwaite.

HR 2462             Faircloth

In memory of U.S. Army Specialist Keith Erin Grace Jr. of Baytown.

HR 2463             Faircloth

Honoring the life and service of Private First Class Wesley R. Riggs of Baytown.

HR 2492             Turner, Chris

In memory of Abdallah Khader of Arlington.

HR 2499             Smith

In memory of James T. Edmonds, former chair of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.

HR 2518             Gutierrez

In memory of Heraclio "Laco" Villarreal.

HR 2543             Herrero

In memory of Jimmie Eugene Garrett Jr. of Corpus Christi.

HR 2544             King, Ken

In memory of Hemphill County sheriff Morse Burroughs.

HR 2548             Longoria

In memory of former La Joya ISD board member Arturo "Morgan" Gonzalez Jr.

HR 2550             Clardy / Ashby

In memory of Landon Alford of Henderson.

HR 2556             Herrero

In memory of Noe G. Contreras of Corpus Christi.

HR 2566             Huberty

In memory of Andrew Reyes Ramirez of Austin.

HR 2618             Oliveira

In memory of former Port Isabel mayor Quirino Z. Martinez.

HR 2649             Gonzales, Larry

In memory of Daryl Ray Matthews of Pflugerville.

HR 2675             Gutierrez

In memory of Rosalia D. Zuehl of San Antonio.

HR 2694             Herrero

In memory of Verle O. Crick of Corpus Christi.

HR 2722             Huberty

In memory of William Charles Bouline.

HR 2751             Goldman / Turner, Chris / Geren / Collier

In memory of former U.S. House speaker Jim Wright.

HR 2754             Bohac

In memory of Larry Frank Orlando of Pinehurst.

HR 2757             Rinaldi / Villalba / Button / Sheets / Laubenberg / et al.

In memory of Janine Foster Woody of Dallas.

HR 2762             Reynolds

In memory of Nelson Reyes Salinas, governmental affairs manager for the Texas Association of Business and former legislative staff member.

HR 2778             Herrero

In memory of Irving Braslau of Corpus Christi.

HR 2807             Isaac

In memory of Kent Finlay of Martindale.

HR 2808             Isaac

In memory of longtime Buda resident Gerald L. Bollinger.

HR 2821             Dutton

In memory of LaRone Therion Perry.

HR 2822             Dutton

In memory of Oris G. Green of Houston.

HR 2829             Cyrier

In memory of Mayde Elizabeth "Liz" McGinty of Caldwell County.

HR 2830             Sheffield

In memory of Theron H. Wilson of Stephenville.

HR 2852             Guerra

In memory of K-9 partner Indy of the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office.