87R17563 BK-D
  By: Bonnen H.R. No. 507
         WHEREAS, The family and friends of Christopher Jake Stone of
  Santa Fe suffered an incalculable loss with his death on May 18,
  2018, at the age of 17, and nearly three years after his passing, he
  was posthumously recognized with the Congressional Medal of Honor
  Society Young Hero Award, one of the nation's highest honors for a
  youth; and
         WHEREAS, Chris Stone was bestowed the Young Hero Award for
  his extraordinary bravery during the mass shooting at Santa Fe High
  School, where nine students and one teacher lost their lives;
  Mr. Stone used his body to barricade a door in his classroom,
  preventing the gunman from entering and protecting the classmates
  who were sheltering alongside him; he passed away at the scene,
  after being shot by the gunman; and
         WHEREAS, Born in Webster on October 19, 2000, Chris Stone was
  the beloved son of Christopher and Rosie Stone and the brother of
  two sisters, Angelica and Mercedes; a junior at Santa Fe High
  School, he was a member of the junior varsity football and ultimate
  Frisbee teams; he was known as a kind, affectionate, and fun-loving
  young man who enjoyed spending time with his friends; and
         WHEREAS, Chris Stone will forever be remembered for the joy,
  laughter, and friendship that he shared with everyone around him,
  as well as for the remarkable courage and selflessness that he
  demonstrated in the final moments of his life, and the
  Congressional Medal of Honor Society Young Hero Award serves as a
  fitting tribute to the memory of this outstanding young Texan; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 87th Texas
  Legislature hereby pay tribute to the life of Christopher Jake
  Stone and commemorate his posthumous receipt of the Congressional
  Medal of Honor Society Young Hero Award; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Chris