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111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. RES. 1443

Recognizing the achievements of the Nation’s high school graduating class of 2010, promoting the importance of encouraging intellectual growth, and rewarding academic excellence of all United States high school students.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 15, 2010

Mr. Meeks of New York (for himself, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. Sablan, Ms. Jackson Lee of Texas, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Norton, Ms. Richardson, Ms. Clarke, Mr. Towns, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Payne, Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, Ms. Corrine Brown of Florida, Mr. Grayson, Mr. Israel, Mr. Bishop of New York, Ms. Lee of California, Ms. Zoe Lofgren of California, Mr. Hinojosa, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Ackerman, Ms. Edwards of Maryland, Mr. Arcuri, Mr. Driehaus, Ms. Moore of Wisconsin, Mr. Crowley, Mr. Shuler, Mr. Wu, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Moore of Kansas, Mr. Weiner, Mr. Miller of North Carolina, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. McMahon, Mr. Watt, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. Chandler, Mr. Klein of Florida, Mr. Sires, and Mr. Gutierrez) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


RESOLUTION

Recognizing the achievements of the Nation’s high school graduating class of 2010, promoting the importance of encouraging intellectual growth, and rewarding academic excellence of all United States high school students.

Whereas the Nation's high schools will honor the academic accomplishments and community service of the graduating class of 2010 with their annual spring commencement ceremonies;

Whereas graduating seniors have demonstrated consistency in their intellectual inquiry, academic discipline, and utilization of teacher mentoring throughout their high school careers;

Whereas graduating seniors serve as peer role models to fellow high school students and other community youth by succeeding academically and contributing to community improvement;

Whereas numerous graduating seniors will further their intellectual interests and academic studies by enrolling in universities and postsecondary educational institutions;

Whereas family members, teachers, school administrators, and community members have nurtured the intellectual growth and rewarded the academic achievements of graduating seniors; and

Whereas graduating seniors will become the United States future civic, business, and political leaders, maintaining the Nation's global leadership position and strengthening its economic competitiveness: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives—

(1) honors and recognizes the graduating seniors of the class of 2010 for their academic achievements and contributions to their communities;

(2) encourages all graduates to further their intellectual inquiry and academic studies in universities and postsecondary educational institutions; and

(3) supports the continued community engagement of the class of 2010, which utilizes their knowledge and skills for the betterment of their communities and the social, cultural, and economic advancement of the United States.