81R22687 JH-D
  By: Eissler H.R. No. 1354
         WHEREAS, The Woodlands High School won the 2007-2008
  University Interscholastic League 5A Lone Star Cup, which goes to
  the Texas school that has the most overall success in UIL athletic,
  academic, marching band, and one-act-play competitions; and
         WHEREAS, The Highlanders captured the cup by compiling 84
  points, edging out their closest competitor, Southlake Carroll High
  School, by four points; moreover, this was the second time in three
  years that the school was awarded the trophy in the 5A
  classification; and
         WHEREAS, Contenders for the Lone Star Cup must demonstrate
  superiority in a broad range of endeavors, and the student
  competitors from The Woodlands delivered exceptional performances
  throughout the school year; and
         WHEREAS, Sponsored by the Texas Dodge Dealers, the Lone Star
  Cup has become a much-sought-after prize by high schools throughout
  Texas, with the winning schools receiving a $1,000 scholarship in
  addition to the coveted trophy; and
         WHEREAS, By claiming the 5A cup, The Woodlands High School
  has distinguished itself as one of the top institutions in the
  state, and this achievement has furthered the school's considerable
  reputation for athletic and academic excellence; now, therefore, be
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 81st Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate The Woodlands High School on
  winning the 2007-2008 5A Lone Star Cup and extend to the school's
  students, coaches, educators, and staff best wishes for continued
  success; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for the school as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.