H.C.R. No. 150
         WHEREAS, Ashley Carruth Beal of Midland has been named the
  2009-2010 Texas Bluebonnet Queen; and
         WHEREAS, Founded in 1964, the Texas Bluebonnet Committee
  promotes the state flower and recognizes young Texans who excel in
  their talents and in their community service endeavors; the
  daughter of Barry Ashley Beal, Jr., and Cliffy Beal, Ashley Beal is
  being honored at the 45th Texas Bluebonnet Queen Coronation
  Ceremony; and
         WHEREAS, Ms. Beal attended Trinity School of Midland and was
  involved in various extracurricular activities, including the
  Commemorative Air Force Cadet Program and varsity cheerleading; she
  also participated in the National Youth Leadership Conference and
  was listed in the United States Achievement Academy, and she has
  dedicated her time to such organizations as the Museum of the
  Southwest, Midland Children's Rehabilitation Center, and the
  Breaking Bread Soup Kitchen of First Presbyterian Church; in
  addition, Ms. Beal has been a nationally ranked diver for the past
  six years, competing with City of Midland Aquatics and at the
  international level with the U.S. Junior Olympic Diving Team; a
  2007 National Diving Champion, she received a diving scholarship
  and now attends Purdue University in Indiana, where she has been
  chosen as the Diver of the Week; and
         WHEREAS, Ashley Beal has demonstrated a strong commitment to
  excellence as an athlete, a student, and a volunteer, and she may
  indeed reflect with pride on her achievements and contributions as
  she looks toward a bright future; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the 81st Legislature of the State of Texas
  hereby congratulate Ashley Carruth Beal on her selection as the
  2009-2010 Texas Bluebonnet Queen and extend to her sincere best
  wishes for continued success and happiness; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Ms. Beal as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives and Senate.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.C.R. No. 150 was adopted by the House on
  April 16, 2009, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.C.R. No. 150 was adopted by the Senate on
  April 23, 2009, by a viva-voce vote.
  Secretary of the Senate   
  APPROVED: __________________