86R35919 ST-D
  By: Goldman H.R. No. 2027
         WHEREAS, Serena Nguyen has been named valedictorian of the
  Class of 2019 at Western Hills High School in Benbrook, and she
  indeed merits special recognition for receiving this significant
  honor; and
         WHEREAS, Earning the title of valedictorian requires not only
  intellect and aptitude, but also four years of dedication to the
  highest academic standards; in securing her place as the top
  ranking student in her class, Ms. Nguyen demonstrated a thorough
  understanding of a wide range of subjects, and her attainment of
  this coveted distinction is the crowning achievement of a notable
  high school career; and
         WHEREAS, The daughter of Trang Tran and Son Nguyen,
  Ms. Nguyen is a Ford Driving Dreams Scholar, a HOBY Academic
  All-Star, a Superintendent Scholar, an AP Scholar, and a member of
  the National Honor Society; in addition to managing a demanding
  course load, she has served as student council president, as a Hugh
  O'Brian Student Ambassador, and as captain of the tennis team;
  committed to helping others, Ms. Nguyen has received the
  President's Volunteer Service Award and the Leo Benavides Award,
  which recognizes students from Tarrant County who have exhibited
  outstanding volunteerism and servant leadership in the community;
  following her graduation, she plans to study mechanical engineering
  at Texas Christian University and to eventually pursue a master's
  degree in business management; and
         WHEREAS, During her years at Western Hills High, Serena
  Nguyen has earned the respect and admiration of both her teachers
  and classmates, and her exceptional scholastic ability and
  commitment to excellence have opened the way to a bright and
  promising future for this outstanding young Texan; now, therefore,
  be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 86th Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate Serena Nguyen on graduating as
  valedictorian of the Western Hills High School Class of 2019 and
  extend to her sincere best wishes for continued success as she
  begins the next exciting chapter of her life; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Ms. Nguyen as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.