1997 Regular Session
By: Representatives Clark, Stevens
House Concurrent Resolution 127
(As Adopted by House and Senate)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE WILLIAMS-SULLIVAN HIGH SCHOOL LADY YELLOW JACKETS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR THEIR FINE 1996-1997 SEASON.
WHEREAS, the Williams-Sullivan High School Lady Yellow Jackets Basketball Team finished the 1996-1997 season with a fine record of 21 wins and seven losses; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Yellow Jackets, ranked Number One in District 4, did well in tournament play this year, finishing second in the Velma Jackson Invitational Tournament, the Williams-Sullivan Invitational Tournament and the S. V. Marshall High School Tournament; and
WHEREAS, several of the Lady Yellow Jackets have been recognized for their hard work, dedication and superior play this season, including the naming of Angela Bullock and Mamie Day to the All-District Team and the selection of Tommie Waldon and Kimberly King for Honorable Mention; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Yellow Jackets have been superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach Johnny Lee Bankhead and Assistant Coach Argie Logan, who have broadened the players' knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, in the six years Coach Bankhead has been at Williams-Sullivan, the Lady Yellow Jackets have won 77 percent, or 147, of their 192 games and 90 percent of all games played at home; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Yellow Jackets have developed a winning and cooperative spirit and a high degree of sportsmanship, and their activities and attitude reflect great credit upon the individual players and their coaches and bring honor to Williams-Sullivan High School; and
WHEREAS, with all but two players planning to return next year, the Lady Yellow Jackets are aspiring to an even greater season in 1997-1998; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Legislature to recognize and commend excellence, especially when evidenced by the youth of our state, who are its future:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE SENATE CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Williams-Sullivan High School Lady Yellow Jackets Basketball Team and their coaches, Head Coach Johnny Lee Bankhead and Assistant Coach Argie Logan, for their fine 1996-1997 season and for displaying tireless devotion to their athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Williams-Sullivan High School, Coach Johnny Lee Bankhead and Assistant Coach Argie Logan.