H.R. No. 30 

WHEREAS, Marisol DeLeon has been named the Boys & Girls Club of Brazoria County 2004 Youth of the Year; and WHEREAS, A dedicated member of the Brazoria County Boys & Girls Club since March 2000, Miss DeLeon was one of the leading developers of the club's Teen Court Youth Board and Appeals Board; having served as president of the Youth Board in 2002, she currently serves as president of the Boys & Girls Club of Brazoria County Teen Court; and WHEREAS, Miss DeLeon has completed more than 900 community service hours as a prosecuting attorney with the county's Teen Court program and has represented the state in more than 300 Teen Court trials; a talented public speaker, she has spoken to numerous organizations about the Teen Court program; this notable young woman has also been actively involved with the Keystone Club and with a peer mentoring program for truancy offenders; and WHEREAS, A student at Brazoswood High School, Miss DeLeon ranks in the top 10 percent of her class and is a member of the school's National Honor Society; in addition to her impressive academic achievements and her active involvement with the Boys & Girls Club, this enterprising young woman still finds time to play violin in the school's orchestra and to work 20 to 30 hours per week at a local restaurant; and WHEREAS, An exceptional young lady of great poise and promise, Miss DeLeon demonstrates the initiative, dedication, and maturity of a born leader, and she is well on her way to a bright and promising future; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 78th Texas Legislature, 4th Called Session, hereby congratulate Marisol DeLeon on being named the Boys & Girls Club of Brazoria County 2004 Youth of the Year and extend to her sincere best wishes for success in all of her future endeavors. Bonnen ______________________________ Speaker of the House I certify that H.R. No. 30 was adopted by the House on May 11, 2004, by a non-record vote. ______________________________ Chief Clerk of the House