The Texas TSA Statesman degree recognizes TSA members who excel in knowledge of the organizations foundation and history. There are two levels to the Statesman degree (1) The Lonestar (2) The Texan. The two levels must be taken in order. To obtain the Lonestar a member must take the Lonestar exam at a Regional or State Level Leadership Conference. A minimum score of 70% must be attained to earn the Lonestar. The Texan exam is given twice a year at the State Leadership Conference in Kerrville, TX and at the State Contest in Waco, TX. To obtain the Texan, the Lonestar degree must be earned first and then a minimum score of 80% must be earned on the Texan exam.