79R16915(24) SKA-D

By:  Dunnam                                                       H.R. No. 1678

WHEREAS, The Texas House of Representatives is proud to recognize Simeon Popoff for exemplary work as a legislative intern with the office of Senator Rodney Ellis; and WHEREAS, Established in 1990, the Texas Legislative Internship Program offers students from Texas colleges and universities the opportunity to witness their state government in action firsthand as they serve as interns for members of the legislature and related offices or with other organizations involved with the legislature; and WHEREAS, Sponsored by the Mickey Leland Center on World Hunger and Peace at Texas Southern University, the intern program fosters academic study and research and offers supervised practical training; Senator Rodney Ellis serves as program advisor, and his office staff helps to direct on-site activities; and WHEREAS, During their tenure, interns garner valuable knowledge of the legislative process and the issues facing the citizens of the Lone Star State, gaining real-life work experience that can be applied in both the public and private sectors; and WHEREAS, Simeon Popoff has demonstrated exceptional commitment throughout this worthwhile program, and it is a privilege to recognize the contributions of this noteworthy student intern at this time; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 79th Texas Legislature hereby commend Simeon Popoff for serving as a legislative intern with the office of Senator Rodney Ellis; and, be it further RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be prepared for Simeon Popoff as an expression of high regard and best wishes by the Texas House of Representatives.