86R29642 CJM-D
  By: Wray H.R. No. 1462
         WHEREAS, Max Simpson has been recognized by the Waxahachie
  Independent School District Board of Trustees with the naming of a
  new elementary school in his honor; and
         WHEREAS, This distinguished educator began teaching in 1958
  in Waco ISD; he served that district as a teacher and principal for
  nearly a decade before going on to work for the Region XII Education
  Service Center for another three years; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Simpson joined Waxahachie ISD in 1970, and in
  his role as an assistant superintendent, he was essential to the
  district's integration, helping to guide the merger of Turner and
  Waxahachie High Schools; after more than two decades with the
  district, he retired as the assistant superintendent of personnel
  and instruction in 1991; he subsequently became the director of the
  student teacher program for the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex at
  Baylor University; and
         WHEREAS, Even after retiring from Waxahachie ISD,
  Mr. Simpson continued to support area students by serving on the
  district's board of trustees from 2004 to 2011; in recognition of
  his efforts, he was named an Outstanding Educator by the Waxahachie
  Ex-Students' Association in 2013; and
         WHEREAS, A graduate of Baylor University, Mr. Simpson holds
  bachelor's degrees in history and education and a master's degree in
  education; in all his endeavors, he has enjoyed the love and support
  of his wife, Earlane, and he takes great pride in his three
  children, Shannon, Megan, and Chrisanna, as well as his seven
  grandchildren; and
         WHEREAS, Max Simpson touched the lives of generations of
  students during his tenure at Waxahachie ISD, and Max Simpson
  Elementary School will serve as a lasting reminder of the positive
  influence he has had on countless young Texans; now, therefore, be
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 86th Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate Max Simpson on the naming of a
  Waxahachie ISD elementary school in his honor and extend to him
  sincere best wishes for the future; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Mr. Simpson as an expression of high regard by the
  Texas House of Representatives.