The Texas Lyceum will swear in Collin Cox as its 2013 President on Friday, January 25, in the Texas House of Representatives Chamber in Austin, Texas. Texas Supreme Court Justice Jeffrey Boyd will administer the oath, and former U.S. Ambassador Tom Schieffer will give remarks.
Collin is the recipient of the 2012 Woodrow B. Seals Award as the Outstanding Young Attorney of Houston, and has been recognized as an Outstanding Young Alumnus of Baylor University. He will lead the Texas Lyceum's in its 33rd year with a number of public policy conferences that will be held across the state - in Waco, Austin, Marfa, and Dallas, with a special meeting in Mexico City.
Formed 33 years ago, the Texas Lyceum was created to provide a bipartisan forum for 96 leaders from across the state to discuss and consider the most prominent issues facing Texas communities. Alumni of the group include President George W. Bush, U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Governor Rick Perry, former Texas Comptroller John Sharp, state senators Rodney Ellis and Kirk Watson, and former Houston Mayor Bill White.