78R18842(2) JH-D

By:  Moreno of Harris                                             H.R. No. 1844

WHEREAS, The Texas House of Representatives takes great pleasure in honoring Adam Lewis Philley of Galena Park High School on his receipt of a 2003 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship; and WHEREAS, Since awarding its first educational scholarship in 1957, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has provided more than $90 million to Texas students who wish to pursue higher education; and WHEREAS, This year, 305 high school seniors from across the Houston area received scholarships, totaling more than $3 million, with each student receiving a four-year, $10,000 award from one of three scholarship programs: metropolitan, opportunity, and school art; and WHEREAS, Exemplifying the high standards and ideals of this fine program, and demonstrating significant academic potential and leadership, Adam Lewis Philley is a truly deserving recipient of this scholarship, and it is a privilege to honor him at this time; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 78th Texas Legislature hereby congratulate Adam Lewis Philley on receiving a scholarship from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and extend to him sincere best wishes for continued success and happiness; and, be it further RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be prepared for this outstanding young Texan as an expression of high regard by the Texas House of Representatives.