86R27928 GM-D
  By: Walle H.R. No. 1279
         WHEREAS, A number of future leaders have provided
  indispensable support as participants in the Texas Legislative
  Internship Program during the 86th Legislative Session; and
         WHEREAS, The Texas Legislative Internship Program was
  established by State Senator Rodney Ellis in December 1990, and it
  is administered by Texas Southern University; the program provides
  students from Texas colleges and universities with a unique
  opportunity to serve as interns in the Texas Legislature, the
  United States Congress, and a variety of local, state, and national
  government agencies and public policy organizations; and
         WHEREAS, Students receive academic credit for participating
  in the program, which combines academic study and research with
  supervised practical training; as interns, they gain firsthand
  knowledge of the governmental process and work experience in a
  political environment, as well as insight into the issues facing
  our communities and our state today; and
         WHEREAS, This year's participants in the Texas Legislative
  Internship Program are Victoria Garcia, Jennifer Russell, Briana
  Golden, Zainab Ghwari, Franklin Achonye, Yusuf Bavi, Paige Bostic,
  Day Brown, Braylen Gage, Brandi Granderson, Kristopher Henny, Ellis
  Leland, Justus Miles, Ikenna Okoro, Pedro Perez-Navejar, Sarah
  Perkins, Kelly Peterson, John Phelan, Kathleen Roberts, Sherrell
  Ross, Alexis Tatum, and Breana Wilson; and
         WHEREAS, Through the diligence and resourcefulness that they
  have demonstrated while performing a multitude of tasks, these
  admirable young men and women have contributed significantly to the
  offices they have served and, in turn, to the constituents who
  reside in their districts; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 86th Texas
  Legislature hereby commend the members of the Texas Legislative
  Internship Program Class of the 86th Legislature for their
  excellent work and extend to them best wishes for the future; and,
  be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for the class as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.