1-1           WHEREAS, The Lufkin High School Living Skills Program has

 1-2     been chosen to receive the Governor's Award for Environmental

 1-3     Excellence, and this prestigious honor is indeed well-deserved; and

 1-4           WHEREAS, Sponsored by Governor George W. Bush and the Texas

 1-5     Natural Resource Conservation Commission, the awards program was

 1-6     initiated to recognize the most outstanding environmental pollution

 1-7     prevention projects in the state; and

 1-8           WHEREAS, From a field of more than 300 worthy applicants, 12

 1-9     winners were selected, and the Lufkin High School Living Skills

1-10     Program was deemed to be the finest entrant in the youth category

1-11     by a diverse blue-ribbon selection committee; and

1-12           WHEREAS, In recognition of their remarkable achievement,

1-13     Lufkin High School and other award winners will be honored at a

1-14     banquet on April 29, 1997, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Austin;

1-15     and

1-16           WHEREAS, The State of Texas is blessed with an abundance of

1-17     natural resources that add to its scenic splendor, and the

1-18     prevention of pollution is a key aspect to safeguarding our state's

1-19     bounty for generations of Texans to come; the Lufkin High School

1-20     Living Skills Program helps to fulfill that vital goal, and it is

1-21     indeed worthy of special legislative recognition at this time; now,

1-22     therefore, be it

1-23           RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 75th Texas

1-24     Legislature hereby honor the participants in the Lufkin High School

 2-1     Living Skills Program on winning the Governor's Award for

 2-2     Environmental Excellence; and, be it further

 2-3           RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be

 2-4     prepared for prominent display at Lufkin High School as an

 2-5     expression of high regard by the Texas House of Representatives.



                                                   Speaker of the House

               I certify that H.R. No. 745 was adopted by the House on April

         29, 1997, by a non-record vote.


                                                 Chief Clerk of the House