Text: H.Res.1443 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
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[H. Res. 1443 Introduced in House (IH)]

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.


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                    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

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                               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.
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