WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize John "Jason" Bonds on the auspicious occasion of his
  graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point
  on May 21, 2011; and
         WHEREAS, An exceptionally talented and accomplished
  student, Jason was appointed by Congresswoman Kay Granger to the
  Academy at West Point for the Class of 2011; Jason graduated with
  a major in human geography and environmental engineering; and
         WHEREAS, Jason's summer assignments outside of the
  classroom included a research and writing assignment in Russia
  and Poland, work with a transportation unit in South Korea, and a
  cultural immersion visit to Austria, Croatia, Slovakia, the
  Czech Republic, and Germany; last summer, he was assigned to the
  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts; and
         WHEREAS, Upon his graduation, Jason was commissioned as a
  second lieutenant in the United States Army; his military branch
  is field artillery, and he will go to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, for
  officer training and then to his assignment at Fort Stewart,
  Georgia; he has been accepted into a postgraduate program that
  will allow him to pursue a postgraduate degree as part of his army
  career; and
         WHEREAS, Jason has faced the many challenges of a West
  Point education with distinction and success, and he is well
  prepared for a future with countless opportunities; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 82nd
  Legislature, hereby commend John "Jason" Bonds on his superior
  accomplishments and extend to him congratulations on his
  graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point;
  and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  him as an expression of high regard from the Texas Senate.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on May 27, 2011.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate