1997 Regular Session
By: Representative Foster
House Concurrent Resolution 119
(As Adopted by House and Senate)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING SOUTH PONTOTOC HIGH SCHOOL ON ATTAINING LEVEL 5 ACCREDITATION FOR THE 1996-1997 SCHOOL YEAR.
WHEREAS, South Pontotoc High School traditionally has demonstrated the highest qualities of academic excellence; and
WHEREAS, South Pontotoc High School has a student population of over 600 outstanding students in Grades 7 through 12; and
WHEREAS, the faculty, administration and staff at South Pontotoc High School consistently challenge their students to achieve the very best in academics; and
WHEREAS, during the 1996-1997 school year, South Pontotoc High School attained a student performance index rating of 5.0, thereby receiving an accreditation level of 5.0, the highest accreditation rating a school can receive, which was accomplished by only twelve school districts in the entire state; and
WHEREAS, under the dedicated leadership and administration of Principal Adam Pugh, the South Pontotoc High School faculty and staff, Superintendent Jerry Horton and the Pontotoc County School District School Board, chaired by Mr. Ken Roye, the school has achieved high academic performance while keeping the tax burden low on the citizens of the county; and
WHEREAS, the Legislature of the State of Mississippi believes that it is most appropriate to pay special recognition to the students, teachers, administrators, staff, Pontotoc County School Board members and parents of the South Pontotoc High School students, who epitomize a commitment to educational excellence for the public schools of their county and state:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE SENATE CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend South Pontotoc High School on attaining Level 5 accreditation for the 1996-1997 school year.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to South Pontotoc High School and the Capitol Press Corps.