Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Thursday, March 21, 2019
10:00 AM




HCR 67              Canales

Honoring the Objective Watchers of the Legal System organization for its work in South Texas.

HCR 127             Guillen

Recognizing April 1 through 7, 2019, as Gifted and Talented Students Week.

HCR 128             Hefner

Commending Johnnie LaPrade for her service as mayor of East Tawakoni.

HCR 130             Biedermann

Congratulating former State Representative Ken Mercer on his retirement from USAA.

HR 590              Price

Congratulating the Tascosa High School football team for advancing to the 2018 UIL 6A Division 2 state semifinals.

HR 594              Middleton

Congratulating Central Media Arts Academy in Galveston on its achievements in the 2017-2018 Texas Education Agency accountability ratings.

HR 596              Middleton

Honoring Evelyn Standley for her service to the Smith Point Volunteer Fire Department.

HR 597              Shaheen / Leach / Noble

Congratulating Plano city manager Bruce D. Glasscock on his retirement.

HR 598              Guerra

Honoring Addison Bortnick on the occasion of World Down Syndrome Day 2019.

HR 605              Reynolds

Congratulating Beverley McGrew Walker on her election as Fort Bend County district clerk.

HR 610              Moody

Congratulating Jessica Carrillo on her selection as the new principal of Reyes Elementary School in Canutillo ISD.

HR 611              Moody

Congratulating Dr. Debra Y. Kerney on her selection as the new executive director of curriculum and instruction for Canutillo ISD.

HR 613              Moody

Congratulating Marnie Rocha on her selection as the new associate superintendent for Canutillo ISD.

HR 614              Reynolds

Recognizing July 2019 as Medical Malpractice Awareness Month.

HR 617              Cain

Recognizing February 16, 2019, as Texas Homemade Pie Day.

HR 618              Nevárez

Recognizing Loving County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 619              Nevárez

Recognizing Reeves County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 624              Kuempel

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Department.

HR 627              Goldman

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office.

HR 633              Patterson / Holland

Congratulating Hannah Mandell of Wakeland High School on her receipt of the 2019 Davey O'Brien High School Scholarship Award.

HR 637              Harless

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Pilgrim Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.

HR 638              Muńoz, Jr.

Congratulating Mission Regional Medical Center on its designation as a Level IV trauma facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

HR 641              Morrison

Honoring Dr. Yusuke Yahagi for his years of service to the Victoria community.

HR 644              Springer

Congratulating Joe Bezner of Lindsay on his 100th birthday.

HR 650              Harless

Congratulating Claudia Favela of Spring on her selection as a Distinguished Finalist in the 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.

HR 655              Reynolds

Recognizing the contributions of Sub-Saharan African immigrants.

HR 660              Wray

Congratulating Doris Jean Brown of Ellis County on her 90th birthday.

HR 662              Springer

Congratulating Michael Wayne Williams of Gainesville on being ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons in Christ's One Holy Catholic & Apostolic Church.

HR 664              Springer

Congratulating Synghyn Beasley-Vasquez of Childress County on receiving a 2018 4-H Gold Star Award.

HR 665              Springer

Congratulating Shanee Marie Popwell of Collingsworth County on receiving a 2018 4-H Gold Star Award.

HR 666              Springer

Congratulating Katelyn McCormick of Cooke County on receiving a 2018 4-H Gold Star Award.

HR 667              Springer

Congratulating Matthew Smith of Cooke County on receiving a 2018 4-H Gold Star Award.

HR 668              Springer

Congratulating Hadley Sloan of Haskell County on receiving a 2018 4-H Gold Star Award.

HR 669              Springer

Congratulating Kincaid Johnson of Montague County on receiving a 2018 4-H Gold Star Award.

HR 670              Springer

Congratulating Michael Berry of Jack County on receiving a 2018 4-H Gold Star Award.

HR 671              Springer

Congratulating Laura Brooks of Wheeler County on receiving a 2018 4-H Gold Star Award.

HR 672              Springer

Congratulating Riley Elliott of Wilbarger County on receiving a 2018 4-H Gold Star Award.

HR 673              Springer

Congratulating Lindsey Sawin of Wilbarger County on receiving a 2018 4-H Gold Star Award.

HR 674              Springer

Congratulating Joshua Zimmerer of the Callisburg Volunteer Fire Department for being named a Firefighter of the Year for Cooke County.

HR 675              Springer

Congratulating Shane Riley of the Era Volunteer Fire Department for being named a Firefighter of the Year for Cooke County.

HR 677              Bucy

Congratulating the Austin Spurs on winning the 2018 NBA G League championship.

HR 678              Bucy

Congratulating the Cedar Park High School cheerleading team on winning the 5A Division 1 title at the 2019 UIL Spirit State Championships.

HR 681              Cyrier / Landgraf

Congratulating the Fightin' Texas Aggie Band of Texas A&M University on its 125th anniversary.

HR 687              Longoria

Commending Dallas Cowboys lineman Connor Williams for raising awareness of the negative consequences of bullying among children.

HR 688              Geren

Recognizing March 6 and 7, 2019, as Tarrant County Days at the State Capitol.

HR 689              Sherman, Sr.

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the incorporation of DeSoto.

HR 690              Kacal

Congratulating the recipients of the 2017 and 2018 TPWD Lone Star Land Steward Awards and the Leopold Conservation Awards.

HR 691              Goldman

Congratulating Westcliff Elementary School in Fort Worth on its receipt of a 2018 America's Best Urban Schools Award from the National Center for Urban School Transformation.

HR 693              White

Congratulating Dr. Sandra Smith Wright on receiving an Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.

HR 694              White

Congratulating the Reverend Ray Charles Lewis of Jasper on his receipt of an Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.

HR 695              White

Congratulating Darshon Turk of Silsbee on his receipt of a 2019 Texas Legislative Black Caucus scholarship.

HR 696              White

Congratulating Naja Ashanti Garrett of Silsbee on her receipt of a 2019 Texas Legislative Black Caucus scholarship.

HR 699              Gutierrez

Congratulating Virginia Ganey Stubbs on her 80th birthday.

HR 703              King, Phil

Congratulating Charles W. Gilchrist on his election as the 2019 chairman of the board of the National Automobile Dealers Association.

HR 708              Burrows

Commemorating the 10th anniversary of Tri Global Energy.

HR 709              Romero, Jr.

Congratulating the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association on being named 2019 Chapter of the Year.

HR 710              Dominguez

Congratulating Theresa Ann "Teri" Alarcon on her selection as superintendent of the Point Isabel Independent School District.

HR 713              Morrison

Commending Kaitlyn Jankovsky for her many accomplishments.

HR 714              Morrison

Congratulating former state representative Judy Hawley on her induction into the Texas Transportation Hall of Honor.

HR 715              Shine

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Belton 4th of July parade.

HR 716              Turner, Chris

Commemorating the 32nd annual NAACP Grand Prairie Freedom Fund Scholarship Banquet.

HR 717              Patterson / Holland

Congratulating Frisco for becoming the new headquarters of the PGA of America.

HR 718              Calanni

Congratulating Katy Christian Ministries on its 35th anniversary.

HR 719              Burrows

Honoring former state senator Robert Duncan for his service as chancellor of the Texas Tech University System.

HR 721              Darby

Congratulating Gil Wilson on his retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation Rail Division.

HR 722              Raymond

Recognizing the 2019 inductees of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

HR 724              Kacal

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of First Baptist Church, Hearne.

HR 725              Johnson, Julie

Congratulating the Coppell High School girls' cross-country team on winning the 2018 UIL 6A state championship.

HR 726              Johnson, Julie

Congratulating Kelly Penny on her retirement as chief financial officer of Coppell Independent School District.

HR 729              Raymond

Congratulating Joe Degollado on his retirement from the Webb County Sheriff's Office.

HR 730              Nevárez

Recognizing Eagle Pass Legislative Days at the State Capitol.

HR 732              Darby

Congratulating Representative John Raney on his receipt of a 50th anniversary Masonic service pin.

HR 734              Geren

Congratulating Kirby Lehman of Vernon on showing the reserve champion Angus steer at the 2019 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo.

HR 735              Zerwas

Congratulating the Seven Lakes High School Chapter of Best Buddies International on its receipt of the 2017-2018 Overall Most Outstanding High School Chapter Award.

HR 739              Price

Honoring David Pearson of Cedar Park for his years of service to the Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals.

HR 740              Lozano

Congratulating Charles Leroy Moody on his retirement as the sheriff of San Patricio County.

HR 741              Lozano

Honoring Juan Antonio González Moreno for his contributions to the economic partnership between Texas and Mexico and for his support of the Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center at Southern Methodist University.

HR 742              Price

Recognizing May 7, 2020, as National Day of Prayer in Texas.

HR 745              Cain

Congratulating Melissa Martin of Deer Park on her gubernatorial appointment to the Texas Juvenile Justice Board.

HR 746              Cain

Congratulating Tom Butler of Deer Park on his reappointment to the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation.

HR 749              Bonnen, Dennis

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Lake Jackson Church of Christ.

HR 750              Flynn

Commending Texas A&M University for its 100 years of service to student veterans.

HR 753              Israel

Honoring the students from Koblenz, Germany, who are visiting Austin as part of the exchange program with Summitt Elementary School.

HR 754              Huberty

Congratulating Duane Johnston of Humble on his selection as a Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce "Top 4 Under 40" honoree.

HR 755              Huberty

Congratulating Brittney Mittag on her selection as a Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce "Top 4 Under 40" honoree.

HR 756              Huberty

Congratulating Robert Marmerstein on his selection as a Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce "Top 4 Under 40" honoree.

HR 757              Huberty

Congratulating Emily Stander on her selection as a Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce 2019 "Top 4 Under 40" honoree.

HR 760              Reynolds

Recognizing March 25, 2019, as Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce Black Business Day at the State Capitol.

HR 761              Herrero

Congratulating Gill Roofing Company in Corpus Christi on its 74th anniversary.

HR 766              Wray

Commending Bill Houston for his service as mayor of Midlothian.

HR 767              Wray

Commemorating the dedication of First Baptist Church Waxahachie's new building.

HR 768              Leach

Commending Marta Gómez Frey for her service on the Richardson City Council.

HR 770              King, Tracy O.

Congratulating Adelyhda Perez of Uvalde High School on winning the 2019 wrestling state championship in the girls' 5A 138-pound weight division.

HR 771              Reynolds

Recognizing February 25, 2019, as Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Day at the State Capitol.

HR 772              Bailes

Congratulating Rayford H. Rash on his retirement as director of public works for the City of Shepherd.

HR 774              Leach

Congratulating WFAA anchor John McCaa on his retirement.

HR 775              Patterson / Holland

Congratulating American Legion Peter J Courcy Post 178 in Frisco on its fifth anniversary.

HR 780              Johnson, Jarvis

Congratulating Ira B. Scott Sr. of Houston on his 102nd birthday.

HR 782              Johnson, Jarvis

Commending Roy and Shirley Malonson for their service to the Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development, Inc.

HR 783              Leach

Commending Robin L. Sedlacek for her service on the Allen City Council.

HR 789              Thierry

Congratulating Essence Duplechain on her receipt of a Bridging the Dream Scholarship from Sallie Mae.

HR 793              González, Mary

Congratulating Candace Printz of El Dorado High School in El Paso on her selection as a 2019 Environmental Educator of the Year by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HR 798              Fierro

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of El Paso Community College.

HR 799              Goldman

Congratulating Lieutenant William Arthur Hix II on his retirement from the Fort Worth Police Department.

HR 808              Bonnen, Dennis

Congratulating Lloyd Glenn "Butch" Murrell and Carroll Ann Mayfield Murrell of Lake Jackson on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 811              Bell, Keith

Congratulating Dr. Russell D. Marshall on his retirement as superintendent of the Mabank Independent School District.

HR 814              Murr

Congratulating the V.G. Young Institute of County Government on its 50th anniversary.

HR 815              Shaheen

Congratulating Celeste Isabella Lay of Plano on being crowned Miss Junior Teen Texas United States 2018-2019.

HR 817              Clardy

Congratulating Steve Torrence of Kilgore on winning the 2018 Mello Yello National Hot Rod Association top fuel world championship.

HR 819              Minjarez

Commemorating the 80th anniversary of Division Laundry of San Antonio.

HR 821              Allen

Commending the American Red Cross for its contributions to the people of Texas.

HR 824              Israel

Congratulating Earl Maxwell on his retirement as CEO of the St. David's Foundation.

HR 827              Bonnen, Dennis

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Bess Brannen Elementary School in Lake Jackson.

HR 829              Goldman

Congratulating Rose Hernandez on being named the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at Oakmont Elementary School in the Crowley Independent School District.

HR 831              Smithee

Congratulating the Amarillo Sod Poodles on their inaugural minor league baseball season in 2019.

HR 832              Bell, Keith

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of First Baptist Church Forney.

HR 833              Clardy

Congratulating Clint Dempsey on his professional soccer career.

HR 836              Price

Congratulating Roxann Allen on her retirement as executive director of United Way of Moore County.

HR 837              Price

Congratulating Dr. Alan Keister on his receipt of the Dr. Oscar E. Edwards Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service from the American College of Physicians.

HR 838              Price

Congratulating Jon Mark Beilue on his retirement from the Amarillo Globe-News.

HR 841              Price

Congratulating Dr. Ellen Jordan on her retirement from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

HR 844              Price / Miller / Blanco / Shine / Bailes

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the American Legion.

HR 847              Harris

Recognizing April 4, 2019, as Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Day at the State Capitol.

HR 848              Morrison

Honoring the Reverend A. L. Kight and Frances Kight for their 50 years of service to The Jesus Church in Victoria.

HR 849              Morrison

Congratulating Dr. Raymund A. Paredes on his retirement as Texas commissioner of higher education.

HR 851              Toth

Recognizing April 25, 2019, as Texas Charitable Clinic Day at the State Capitol.

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

HCR 129             Craddick

In memory of Philip Wayne James of Arlington.

HCR 132             Craddick

In memory of Officer Nathan "Hayden" Heidelberg of the Midland Police Department.

HR 593              Middleton

In memory of Kelly McCarron Abbitt, honorary mayor of San Leon.

HR 595              Middleton

In memory of Florentino Fernando "Tino" Gonzalez of Galveston.

HR 600              Dutton

In memory of Alveretta Theresa Frilot Ledet of Houston.

HR 615              Stucky

In memory of John T. Loutherback of Argyle.

HR 622              Herrero

In memory of Samuel Santos Sr. of Robstown.

HR 623              Herrero

In memory of Abel Alonzo of Corpus Christi.

HR 626              Clardy / Schaefer / Hefner

In memory of James W. "Jim" Arnold of Tyler.

HR 628              Clardy

In memory of Dr. Thomas Daniel Franks of Nacogdoches.

HR 636              Stucky

In memory of Dr. Bettye Myers of Denton.

HR 656              VanDeaver

In memory of Brandon Luke Earley of Reno.

HR 657              VanDeaver

In memory of Kolby Todd "Tut" Fletcher.

HR 659              Wray

In memory of Brooke Leigh Evans-Edwards of Waxahachie.

HR 663              Springer

In memory of former Young County judge Ken Andrews.

HR 676              Stephenson

In memory of Texas Game Warden Justin Philip Hurst of El Campo.

HR 686              Longoria

In memory of former La Joya mayor William Leo.

HR 692              Clardy

In memory of William Ashby of Henderson.

HR 700              Kacal

In memory of former state representative and state senator Murray Watson Jr of Mart.

HR 702              King, Phil

In memory of Patti Gail Clinton of Springtown.

HR 705              Price

In memory of Jimmie Ray "Jim" Bridges of Amarillo.

HR 711              Patterson

In memory of Julius E. "Dewey" Fambry of The Colony.

HR 727              Raymond

In memory of the alumni of The University of Texas who have passed away since the last legislative session.

HR 728              Raymond

In memory of David T. Newman of Laredo.

HR 731              Harris

In memory of Luke Grumbles of Palestine.

HR 752              Larson

In memory of Dovie Lee Jackson of Austin and Bastrop.

HR 762              Herrero

In memory of Maria Eva Ramon of Banquete.

HR 763              Herrero

In memory of Lucia De Leon Ramirez of Corpus Christi.

HR 765              Wray

In memory of Pamela Kay Silvers Davis of Palmer.

HR 773              Herrero

In memory of Francisco Sanchez of Robstown.

HR 778              Johnson, Jarvis

In memory of Robert Virgil Gordon of Crosby.

HR 787              Howard

In memory of James Arthur "Jimmy" Turman, former speaker of the Texas House of Representatives.

HR 788              Tinderholt

In memory of Harold Kenneth Elliott.

HR 790              Howard

In memory of Lynda Townsend Brown of Austin.

HR 794              Geren

In memory of Jacob Brayden Harper of Fort Worth.

HR 795              Geren

In memory of Steven Patrick Truitt of Fort Worth.

HR 796              Geren

In memory of Dr. Arthur J. Eisenberg.

HR 820              Herrero

In memory of Sanjuana "Janie" Pena of Banquete.

HR 825              Springer

In memory of Michael Trey Pruitt of Jacksboro.

HR 826              Darby

In memory of Jack Harold Albert of San Angelo.

HR 839              Price

In memory of Jack Randal Barnes of Amarillo.

HR 840              Price

In memory of former state representative James Benjamin Bynum of Amarillo.

HR 845              Zwiener

In memory of Officer Kenneth Malcolm Copeland of the San Marcos Police Department.

HR 850              Herrero

In memory of Margaret C. Sauceda of Corpus Christi.