H.R. No. 2117
         WHEREAS, Lauren Serra has been named valedictorian of the
  Class of 2019 at Veterans Memorial Early College High School in
  Brownsville, 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. Serra 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, In addition to the pride inherent in being
  recognized for her hard work, Ms. Serra has gained the opportunity
  to address her fellow seniors at commencement and to reflect on
  their shared history as well as their hopes and ambitions; and
         WHEREAS, During her years at Veterans Memorial Early College
  High School, Lauren Serra 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 Lauren Serra on graduating as
  valedictorian of the Veterans Memorial Early College 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. Serra as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 2117 was adopted by the House on May
  27, 2019, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House