86R27993 CJM-D
  By: Rodriguez H.R. No. 1650
         WHEREAS, Katye Howell has been named the 2019 High School
  Teacher of the Year in the Austin Independent School District; and
         WHEREAS, A solid education is vital for young people to
  become successful and productive adults, and those men and women
  who dedicate their careers to teaching make a positive difference
  in the lives of their students and in the greater community; and
         WHEREAS, In her role as chair of the biology department at
  Travis Early College High School, Ms. Howell has worked tirelessly
  to motivate and inspire her students; currently in her seventh year
  of teaching, she has contributed significantly to the Travis campus
  by hosting study halls and helping to develop a curriculum that
  encourages literacy and addresses gaps in student knowledge; and
         WHEREAS, Katye Howell exemplifies the passion,
  determination, and innovative spirit that are the hallmarks of our
  best educators, and she has set a standard of excellence to which
  all in her profession may aspire; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 86th Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate Katye Howell on her selection as
  the 2019 High School Teacher of the Year in the Austin Independent
  School District and extend to her sincere best wishes for continued
  success with her important work; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Ms. Howell as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.