86R16373 BK-D
  By: Hughes S.C.R. No. 51
         WHEREAS, Shawn Kennington concluded his tenure as mayor of
  Pittsburg in 2019, having served the city and its residents with
  distinction for 13 years; and
         WHEREAS, A Pittsburg native, Mr. Kennington graduated from
  Pittsburg High School and the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service
  before beginning his career with Erman Smith Funeral Home in 1994;
  his civic involvement has included eight years on the city's
  Planning and Zoning Committee, and he also shared his expertise
  with Northeast Texas Community College in 2016 and 2017 as a member
  of an advisory committee focused on the college's funeral service
  education program; and
         WHEREAS, In addition to his work as mayor, Mr. Kennington
  served as a deputy constable for Camp County for three and a half
  years before embarking on a new role as constable on March 1, 2019;
  he is a member of the Rotary Club of Pittsburg, the Texas Heritage
  Museum, and the board of the Northeast Texas Rural Heritage Center
  and Museum, and he is an active member of the congregation at Greer
  Boulevard Church of Christ; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Kennington enjoys the love and support of his
  wife of 22 years, Amy Kennington, and they take great pride in their
  two daughters, Payton and Chloe; and
         WHEREAS, Shawn Kennington demonstrated exceptional
  dedication and leadership in guiding Pittsburg's city government,
  and he may reflect with well-deserved satisfaction on his many
  contributions as he assumes his new responsibilities as Camp County
  constable; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the 86th Legislature of the State of Texas
  hereby honor Shawn Kennington for his service as mayor of Pittsburg
  and extend to him sincere best wishes for continued success; and, be
  it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Mr. Kennington as an expression of high regard by the
  Texas House of Representatives and Senate.