H.R. No. 228

WHEREAS, Gilbert Enriquez of Edinburg has made an indelible mark on his community with his generosity and public service; and WHEREAS, As a member of the board of the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District for five years, Mr. Enriquez has improved the lives of countless children through improvements to the district; he was originally elected to the board at age 26, and during his tenure he has served as secretary, vice president, and president; and WHEREAS, This hardworking gentleman graduated from The University of Texas--Pan American with a degree in accounting; currently he is vice president and CFO of Enriquez Enterprises, Inc., a contracting company, and a developer in the McAllen and Edinburg areas; and WHEREAS, In addition to working for high-quality educational opportunities for area students, Mr. Enriquez has volunteered his time with numerous organizations, including the Edinburg Boys and Girls Club, the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce, the Edinburg Parks and Recreation Department, and the Valley Alliance of Mentors and Scholarships; and WHEREAS, Gilbert Enriquez has made outstanding contributions to Edinburg; his devotion to his city has earned him the respect of his neighbors, and he is most deserving of special recognition; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 79th Texas Legislature hereby commend Gilbert Enriquez for his dedication to the community of Edinburg and extend to him sincere best wishes for the future; and, be it further RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be prepared for Mr. Enriquez as an expression of high regard by the Texas House of Representatives. Gonzales ______________________________ Speaker of the House I certify that H.R. No. 228 was adopted by the House on February 10, 2005, by a non-record vote. ______________________________ Chief Clerk of the House