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Congratulating The 'Treasures of the Texas Coast' Children's Art Contest 2004 Winners

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CONGRATULATING THE "TREASURES OF THE TEXAS COAST" CHILDREN'S ART CONTEST 2004 WINNERS -- (Extensions of Remarks - July 08, 2004)

SPEECH OF
HON. RALPH M. HALL
OF TEXAS
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2004

Mr. HALL. Mr. Speaker, I am honored today to recognize Sammy Clegg, Chelsea Schneider and Daniel Sagrero as the 2004 winners of the Treasures of the Texas Coast Children's Art Contest.

As part of the Texas Adopt-A-Beach program, the "Treasures of the Texas Coast" art contest is open to Texas students grade K-6. Hosted annually by the Texas General Land Office, the core objectives of the contest are to encourage young artists while promoting the cause to keep Texas beaches clean. This year's winners, Chelsea Schneider and Daniel Sagrero of Lee Intermediate School in Gainsville, Texas, and Sammy Clegg of Rowlett Elementary School in Rowlett, Texas, masterfully demonstrated those objectives.

Each young artist beautifully displayed the concept of keeping Texas beaches clean by using an elaborate and colorful palette. The winning artwork was displayed in the Capitol Building in Austin, Texas, as well as compiled into a statewide calendar for all to see. Mr. Speaker, I would like to extend congratulations to these outstanding students.

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