85R22929 KSM-D
  By: Anderson of McLennan H.R. No. 1536
         WHEREAS, Students, faculty, and staff of Texas State
  Technical College are gathering in Austin on May 4, 2017, to
  celebrate Texas State Technical College Day at the State Capitol;
         WHEREAS, Established in 1965, Texas State Technical College
  is a two-year technical training institution focused on advanced
  and emerging technologies; TSTC offers numerous associate degrees
  and certificates across a variety of program areas to assist in
  developing a job-ready workforce, and the college has graduated
  more than 100,000 students; and
         WHEREAS, TSTC boasts 10 campuses across the state, including
  Abilene, Breckenridge, Brownwood, Fort Bend County, Harlingen,
  Marshall, North Texas, Sweetwater, Waco, and Williamson County; in
  recent years, the college has seen an increase in overall
  enrollment, awards conferred, and job placements, and it has
  adopted an accountability-based funding model in which funds
  received by the school are determined by student earnings and
  associated state tax revenues; and
         WHEREAS, Texas State Technical College provides Texans with
  the opportunity to attain leading-edge technical skills and
  knowledge, to the great benefit of the students, their families,
  and the State of Texas, and it is indeed fitting to recognize the
  school for its contributions to the economic advancement of the
  Lone Star State; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 85th Texas
  Legislature hereby recognize May 4, 2017, as Texas State Technical
  College Day at the State Capitol and extend to the visiting
  delegation sincere best wishes for an informative and enjoyable
  stay in Austin.