H.R. No. 37
         WHEREAS, Sidney Harrist of the Atlanta Independent School
  District has been named the 2021 Superintendent of the Year for the
  Region 8 Education Service Center; and
         WHEREAS, Sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards,
  the Superintendent of the Year award program recognizes
  administrators who have demonstrated outstanding leadership
  skills, dedication to building public support and involvement in
  education, and a sustained commitment to improving the quality of
  education in their districts; and
         WHEREAS, A former student of Atlanta ISD, Mr. Harrist has
  worked with the district for more than four and a half decades; he
  began his career as a history teacher at Atlanta High School, and he
  went on to serve as a counselor, principal, and assistant
  superintendent; in 2014, he assumed the position of superintendent;
         WHEREAS, Sidney Harrist has worked tirelessly to foster a
  supportive and challenging educational environment for young
  Texans, and he is indeed a deserving recipient of this prestigious
  honor; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 87th Texas
  Legislature, 3rd Called Session, hereby congratulate Sidney
  Harrist on being named the 2021 Superintendent of the Year for the
  Region 8 Education Service Center and extend to him sincere best
  wishes for continued success with his important work; and, be it
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Mr. Harrist as an expression of high regard by the
  Texas House of Representatives.
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 37 was adopted by the House on October
  14, 2021, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House