85R23338 JCD-D
  By: Bonnen of Brazoria H.R. No. 1534
         WHEREAS, The symphonic band of Brazoswood High School in
  Clute has received the 2017 Sudler Flag of Honor from the John
  Philip Sousa Foundation; and
         WHEREAS, Sponsored by Louis and Virginia Sudler, this
  prestigious international accolade is bestowed on high school band
  programs that have demonstrated a remarkable standard of excellence
  in concert performance over a period of several years; and
         WHEREAS, The only program in the country chosen to receive
  the flag this year, the Brazoswood symphonic band has long
  distinguished itself in competition, consistently earning
  University Interscholastic League Sweepstakes awards; moreover,
  the ensemble has won National Wind Band Honors twice, and it was
  named the 2012 5A Honor Band by the Texas Music Educators
  Association, which invited the group to perform at its convention
  the following year; and
         WHEREAS, Through their hard work and dedication to
  excellence, these gifted young Texans have proved themselves worthy
  of international recognition, and it is truly a privilege to
  commend them on this notable achievement; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 85th Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate the Brazoswood High School
  symphonic band on its receipt of a Sudler Flag of Honor from the
  John Philip Sousa Foundation and extend to all those associated
  with the band sincere best wishes for continued success; and, be it
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for the band as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.