86R28638(35) SME-D
 
  By: Israel H.R. No. 1325
 
 
 
R E S O L U T I O N
         WHEREAS, Claire Tinker of the Girl Scouts of Central Texas
  Troop No. 609 in Austin has attained the Girl Scout Gold Award, and
  this accomplishment truly merits recognition; and
         WHEREAS, To earn this distinction, Ms. Tinker successfully
  met a series of requirements emphasizing community service,
  personal and spiritual growth, positive values, and leadership
  skills; as part of that process, she planned and implemented a Girl
  Scout Gold Award project that will have a positive and lasting
  impact in her community; and
         WHEREAS, By fostering self-confidence and by encouraging
  young women to explore career opportunities and to become more
  socially conscious, the Girl Scout program is helping its
  participants to achieve their greatest potential as engaged
  citizens and leaders; and
         WHEREAS, The maturity and dedication that Ms. Tinker has
  demonstrated in pursuit of her goals truly exemplify the highest
  ideals of the Girl Scouts, and she may indeed reflect with pride on
  a job well done; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 86th Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate Claire Tinker on her receipt of the
  Girl Scout Gold Award 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. Tinker as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.