H.R. No. 572
         WHEREAS, D'Artagnan Bebel of Houston is being presented with
  an Outstanding Texan Award by the Texas Legislative Black Caucus on
  February 26, 2013; and
         WHEREAS, A native of New York City, Mr. Bebel graduated cum
  laude from Howard University and magna cum laude from the Columbia
  University Business School, and he has established a very
  successful career in broadcasting; over the course of more than
  three decades, he has worked in the sales divisions of Fox, CBS, and
  the Dispatch Group, and since 2001, he has been the vice president
  and general manager of two Fox television stations and the Fox
  website in Houston; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Bebel's efforts in behalf of his community
  include his service on the boards of Harmony Charter Schools, the
  Texas Association of Broadcasters, the Zina Garrison Academy, the
  Minority Media and Telecommunications Council Braintrust, and the
  Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International; he has
  chaired the board of the Better Business Bureau of Houston, and he
  and his wife, Angela, have been co-chairs of the American Tennis
  Association 87th National Championships and honorary co-chairs of
  the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Association Gala; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Bebel's contributions have been recognized with
  such honors as the Drum Major for Justice Award from the NAACP, the
  Outstanding Community Service Award from Children at Risk, and the
  MLK Dream Keepers Award; in 2000, he was named Alumnus of the Year
  by the Howard University School of Communications, and in 2007 and
  2008, he was chosen as Houston's Best TV Station Manager by American
  Women in Radio and TV; moreover, the City of Houston has paid
  tribute to his accomplishments by proclaiming "D'Artagnan Bebel
  Day"; and
         WHEREAS, In addition to his other responsibilities,
  Mr. Bebel is a skilled tennis player who has coached student teams
  and has been ranked by the U.S. Tennis Association; he is also a
  popular keynote speaker and frequently takes the time to address
  students in an effort to motivate them to reach their full
  potential; he and his wife are the parents of four children,
  D'Artagnan, Alysia, Julian, and Kalina; and
         WHEREAS, Through his dedication to his profession and his
  civic involvement, D'Artagnan Bebel has greatly benefited his
  fellow citizens, and he is indeed worthy of this prestigious
  accolade; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 83rd Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate D'Artagnan Bebel on his receipt of
  an Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus
  and commend him for his long record of service to others; and, be it
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Mr. Bebel as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.
Straus M. Gonzalez of El Paso Oliveira
Allen N. Gonzalez of El Paso Orr
Alonzo Gooden Otto
Alvarado Guerra Paddie
Anchia Guillen Parker
Anderson Gutierrez Patrick
Ashby Harless Perez
Aycock Harper-Brown Perry
Bell Hernandez Luna Phillips
Bohac Herrero Pickett
Bonnen of Brazoria Hilderbran Pitts
Bonnen of Galveston Howard Price
Branch Huberty Raney
Burkett Hughes Ratliff
Burnam Hunter Raymond
Button Isaac Reynolds
Callegari Johnson Riddle
Canales Kacal Ritter
Capriglione Keffer Rodriguez of Bexar
Carter King of Hemphill Rodriguez of Travis
Clardy King of Parker Rose
Coleman King of Taylor Sanford
Collier King of Zavala Schaefer
Cook Kleinschmidt Sheets
Cortez Klick Sheffield of Bell
Craddick Kolkhorst Sheffield of Coryell
Creighton Krause Simmons
Crownover Kuempel Simpson
Dale Larson Smith
Darby Laubenberg Smithee
Davis of Dallas Lavender Springer
J. Davis of Harris Leach Stephenson
S. Davis of Harris Lewis Stickland
Deshotel Longoria Strama
Dukes Lozano Taylor
Dutton Lucio III Thompson of Brazoria
Eiland Marquez Thompson of Harris
Elkins Martinez Toth
Fallon Martinez Fischer Turner of Collin
Farias McClendon Turner of Harris
Farney Menendez Turner of Tarrant
Farrar Miles Villalba
Fletcher Miller of Comal Villarreal
Flynn Miller of Fort Bend Vo
Frank Moody Walle
Frullo Morrison White
Geren Munoz, Jr. Workman
Giddings Murphy Wu
Goldman Naishtat Zedler
Gonzales Nevarez Zerwas
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 572 was adopted by the House on February
  25, 2013, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House