Land Commissioner visits with students during SETX visit

Land Commissioner George P. Bush stopped by two Southeast Texas schools Friday to help students learn about civics and the oil and gas industry.

The visit was part of Commissioner Bush’s “Year of Energy” initiative, which builds on last year’s “Year of Education,” to use General Land Office resources to teach various topics in classrooms across the state, noting that there is a lack of civics in the state curriculum.

“We decided to leverage our platform, particularly the management of oil and gas minerals, to get in the classroom and just talk about what the energy industry has meant for the history of Texas, now and the future.”

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