1997 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Browning, Nunnelee
Senate Concurrent Resolution 591
(As Adopted by Senate and House)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING NORTH PONTOTOC HIGH SCHOOL ON ATTAINING LEVEL 5 ACCREDITATION FOR THE 1996-1997 SCHOOL YEAR.
WHEREAS, North Pontotoc High School has traditionally demonstrated the highest qualities of academic excellence; and
WHEREAS, North Pontotoc High School has a student population of over 590 outstanding students in Grades 7 through 12; and
WHEREAS, the faculty, administration and staff at North Pontotoc High School consistently challenge their students to achieve the very best in academics; and
WHEREAS, during the 1996-1997 school year, North 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 and one reached by only 12 school districts in the entire state; and
WHEREAS, under the dedicated leadership and administration of Principal Steve Carr, the North 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 students, teachers, administrators, staff, school board members and parents of the Pontotoc County School District who show a commitment to educational excellence for the public schools of their county and state:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend the North Pontotoc High School on attaining Level 5 accreditation for the 1996-1997 school year.