Congratulatory And Memorial Calendar

Thursday, March 18, 2021
10:00 AM




HR 188              Guerra

Congratulating Dr. Eluterio Blanco Jr. on his selection as a 2021 Emerging Scholar by the journal Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

HR 189              Harris

Recognizing Hill County.

HR 190              Harris

Recognizing Navarro County.

HR 191              Harris

Recognizing the city of Palestine.

HR 192              Rodriguez

Congratulating the Texas School for the Deaf football team on winning the 2020 TAPPS Six-Man Division I state championship.

HR 194              Turner, John

Congratulating Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper on the occasion of his 90th birthday.

HR 196              White

Congratulating Brian Richard Cassaday of Scouts BSA Troop No. 9 in Lumberton on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 197              Harris

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Antioch Baptist Church in Freestone County.

HR 198              Campos

Honoring the San Antonio Food Bank for its service.

HR 199              Campos

Recognizing the contributions of Dominican Americans during Dominican Heritage Month, January 21 to February 27, 2021.

HR 200              Harris

Recognizing the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.

HR 204              King, Ken

Honoring Texas game wardens for 125 years of service to the Lone Star State.

HR 206              King, Ken

Congratulating the Canadian High School football team on winning the 2020 UIL 3A Division 2 state championship.

HR 209              Leman

Congratulating Kevin Deramus on being named the 2020 Man of the Year by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and the Brenham Economic Development Foundation.

HR 210              Leman

Congratulating Jennifer Eckermann on being named the 2020 Woman of the Year by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and the Brenham Economic Development Foundation.

HR 212              Herrero

Recognizing the 2021 Nueces County Junior Livestock Show.

HR 213              Herrero

Congratulating Ann Bartosh on her retirement as principal of Tuloso-Midway High School in Corpus Christi.

HR 218              Herrero

Congratulating Rodney Sumner on his retirement as superintendent of Tuloso-Midway ISD.

HR 222              Fierro

Congratulating Vista Hills Elementary School in Ysleta ISD on being nominated for a 2021 National Blue Ribbon award.

HR 223              Middleton

Congratulating Christina H. Koch on completing the longest spaceflight by a female astronaut.

HR 231              Bell, Keith

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the city of Forney.

HR 232              Bell, Keith

Commemorating the 175th anniversary of Henderson County.

HR 233              Moody / King, Phil

Recognizing March 21, 2021, as World Down Syndrome Day in Texas.

HR 234              Allen

Recognizing February 28 to March 6, 2021, as Obesity Care Week in Texas.

HR 235              Klick

Recognizing January 24-30, 2021, as National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week.

HR 236              Holland

Congratulating Austin Taylor of Rockwall High School on earning his second President's Volunteer Service Gold Award.

HR 240              White

Commending Ava Barton of Lumberton on her "Honor the Flag" Girl Scout project.

HR 241              White

Commending Ian Wyble and Karen Kiesling for their efforts in rescuing lost dogs through the Mia's Missing campaign.

HR 242              White

Recognizing March 1 through 5, 2021, as Educational Diagnosticians Week in Texas.

HR 243              White

Congratulating Kasey Jobe of Stephen F. Austin State University on his selection to participate in the 2021 Texas Undergraduate Research Day.

HR 245              Metcalf

Honoring sculptor Craig Campobella of Conroe for his achievements.

HR 246              Kuempel

Commending the Recycling Council of Texas, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, and their members.

HR 250              Raymond

Honoring the police, firefighters, health care personnel, and other workers who helped their communities endure the winter storm of February 2021.

HR 252              Neave

Commending custodian Joe Olvera for watching over William B. Travis Academy in Dallas during the February 2021 winter storm.

HR 254              Fierro

Congratulating El Paso Community College on earning recognition as a 2021-2022 Silver-level Military Friendly School.

HR 255              Leman

Congratulating Tom Wilkinson Jr. on his retirement as executive director of the Brazos Valley Council of Governments.

HR 256              Bell, Keith

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Henderson County Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library.

HR 261              Ordaz Perez

Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Archer Center and the Bill Archer Fellowship Program.

HR 263              Herrero

Congratulating Amado Aguilar on his retirement from the Coastal Bend Food Bank.

HR 268              Middleton

Congratulating Rachel and Will Racz on the birth of their daughter, Davy Ruthless Racz.

HR 270              Fierro

Congratulating Yvette Gonzalez on her selection as the 2020-2021 Secondary Teacher of the Year in the Ysleta Independent School District.

HR 274              Ashby

Congratulating Drew Ellen Stewart of Normangee on her world champion barrel racing performance at the 2020 Mike and Sherrylynn Johnson's Vegas Tuffest Jr. World Championship.

HR 275              Fierro

Honoring Candace Printz of El Paso for her service as an arts educator and as president of the Green Hope Project.

HR 276              Fierro

Congratulating Horacio Gomez of Hanks High School in El Paso on receiving a 2020 Meritorious Achievement Award from the Texas Bandmasters Association.

HR 277              Slawson

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Tarleton State University Purple Poo organization.

HR 280              Bowers

Congratulating twin sisters LaTonya and LaToya Harris on graduating at the top of their class in high school and in their doctoral program.

HR 281              Bowers

Congratulating Evan C. Walker of the U.S. Military Academy on her selection as a 2021 Rhodes Scholar.

HR 282              Middleton

Congratulating Mary Susan Lamb Jenkins on her 90th birthday.

HR 284              Guillen

Congratulating Emede Canales and Guadalupe Saenz-Canales of Hebbronville on their 75th wedding anniversary.

HR 287              Bell, Keith

Congratulating Rick Townsend on his retirement as chief of the Forney Fire Department.

HR 291              Murr

Congratulating Charles Hagood on his retirement from First State Bank in Junction.

HR 292              Murr

Congratulating Gene Huffaker on his retirement as the constable for Precinct 4 in Kerr County.

HR 293              Bell, Keith

Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Henderson County HELP Center.

HR 294              White

Congratulating Ethan Cole Rascoe of Boy Scout Troop No. 9 in Lumberton on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 298              Morales, Eddie

Congratulating Bertha Venegas for receiving the 2020 National Individual Civil Rights Award from the National Resources Conservation Service.

HR 300              Johnson, Jarvis

Congratulating Dr. Rodney E. Watson of the Spring Independent School District on being named the 2021 Superintendent of the Year by the National School Foundation Association.

********** MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS **********

HCR 30              Darby

In memory of Stephen Henry Perry of Austin.

HR 24               Holland

In memory of Rockwall County Commissioner Joe David Magness.

HR 187              Guerra

In memory of Larry Charles Wingert, former publisher of the Monitor newspaper of McAllen.

HR 193              Meyer

In memory of Christopher Michael Murzin of Dallas.

HR 195              Clardy

In memory of Dr. Ken Collier of Nacogdoches.

HR 201              Neave

In memory of Rosa Meraz Montoya of Dallas.

HR 202              Neave

In memory of Jorge Luis Rosales Barrientos of Dallas.

HR 203              Neave

In memory of Martha Elisa Mendez of Dallas.

HR 205              King, Ken

In memory of Kathryn "Kay" Thompson of Miami, Texas.

HR 207              Meza / Turner, Chris

In memory of James Nolen Swafford of Grand Prairie.

HR 208              Meza / Turner, Chris

In memory of Judy Swafford of Grand Prairie.

HR 211              Leman

In memory of retired game warden Jack W. Kohleffel of Colorado County.

HR 214              Herrero

In memory of Sister Celia Hernandez Martel.

HR 215              Rogers

In memory of Richard L. Ball of Mineral Wells.

HR 219              Herrero

In memory of Robert Avitua of Robstown.

HR 220              Herrero

In memory of Lupita Zapata of Robstown.

HR 221              Herrero

In memory of Adan Zapata of Robstown.

HR 224              Middleton

In memory of Robert Burns Scherer Jr. of Anahuac.

HR 225              Middleton

In memory of Joseph Lynn Manchaca.

HR 226              Middleton

In memory of Cole Easton Gordon of Friendswood.

HR 227              Turner, Chris

In memory of Nathan Butler Schattman.

HR 228              Landgraf

In memory of Richard Covarubio Abalos of Odessa.

HR 229              Landgraf

In memory of Jimmie B. Todd of Odessa.

HR 230              Neave

In memory of Leticia Martínez Perches of Pharr.

HR 238              Sherman, Sr.

In memory of Jerry John Hernandez III of Aubrey.

HR 239              Sherman, Sr.

In memory of Maria de la Luz Cantu-Salazar of Universal City.

HR 244              White

In memory of John Layton Sessions of Kirbyville.

HR 248              Morales, Eddie

In memory of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Agustin Aguilar Jr.

HR 249              Ordaz Perez

In memory of Alfredo "Freddy" Valles of El Paso.

HR 251              Neave

In memory of Armando Garza Jr. of Balch Springs.

HR 257              Paddie

In memory of Stuart Bird.

HR 258              Paddie

In memory of Marion County Commissioner Joe Edward McKnight.

HR 259              Bell, Keith

In memory of Guinn Ferrell Godwin Sr. of Kaufman.

HR 260              Bell, Keith

In memory of Henderson County Constable Sherry Kay Langford.

HR 262              Bell, Keith

In memory of Jimmy Eugene Beavers of Kemp.

HR 264              Herrero

In memory of Roberto "Bobby" Gonzalez of Corpus Christi.

HR 265              Herrero

In memory of Joe E. Lee Green of Corpus Christi.

HR 267              Herrero

In memory of Officer Alan Daniel McCollum of the Corpus Christi Police Department.

HR 269              Fierro

In memory of attorney Enrique Moreno of El Paso.

HR 271              Romero, Jr.

In memory of Louis Gilbert Ayala of Fort Worth.

HR 272              Romero, Jr.

In memory of Father Stephen Jasso of Fort Worth.

HR 273              Fierro

In memory of Zelene Blancas of El Paso.

HR 278              Sherman, Sr.

In memory of DeSoto Mayor Curtistene Smith McCowan.

HR 279              Morrison

In memory of Mayor Rawley Glenn McCoy of Victoria.

HR 283              Middleton

In memory of William Elver "Bill" Stults of Anahuac.

HR 285              Bell, Keith

In memory of Kenneth James Hayes.

HR 286              Bell, Keith

In memory of Dr. Harold Leroy Smitson II of Henderson County.

HR 288              Bell, Keith

In memory of Henderson County Commissioner Kenneth Carl Geeslin of Athens.

HR 289              Murr

In memory of Robert Bernard Berryman of Kerrville.

HR 290              Murr

In memory of Jerry Jack Moore of Kerrville.

HR 295              Bell, Keith

In memory of Dr. Jimmy D. Pritchard of Forney.

HR 296              Fierro

In memory of Martin Heriberto Betancourt.

HR 297              Fierro

In memory of U.S. District Judge Philip R. Martinez of El Paso.

HR 299              Meza

In memory of former Texas state representative John Robert Wright Jr.