On April 25, 2013, House Resolution 1523 authored by Representative J.D. Sheffield, was read aloud on the House floor. The resolution honored the Glen Rose High School Academic team for its 2013 district championship in the District Academic UIL Meet. This win marks 23 out of the last 25 district meets that GRHS has won. Academic Team members included Nathan Burroughs, Cody Burtscher, Jacqui Condy, Ben Coppock, Kalli Crabtree, Devan Elliott, Abigail Fonseca, Patrick Freehill, Taylor Hansen, Amber Hewitt, Austin Hoodenpyle, Blake Kramer, Grace Payne, Christine Sheets, Sam Stegall, Miranda Willis, Hanna Wisdom, and Elisa Wiseman.
On May 8, 2013, HR 1806 congratulating Abigail Fonseca on winning a state medallion at the 2013 State Visual Arts Scholastic Event and HR 1864 congratulating Ben McPherson as a member of the 2013 Texas All-State Band, also authored by Representative Sheffield, were read aloud on the House floor.
The House of Representatives will recognize Abigail Fonseca, Ben McPherson, and back-to-back state powerlifting champion Jared Thames on May 20, 2013 in front of the full House of Representatives.
Congratulations to all of these students!