1998 Regular Session
By: Representative King
House Concurrent Resolution 169
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE PETAL HIGH SCHOOL SOUNDSATIONS FOR BEING NAMED THE GRAND CHAMPIONS AT THE SHOWSTOPPERS INTERNATIONAL SHOWCHOIR INVITATIONAL AT WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT.
WHEREAS, the Petal High School Soundsations were named the Grand Champions at the Showstoppers International Showchoir Invitational held at Walt Disney World Resort on March 20-21, 1998; and
WHEREAS, the Soundsations also won awards for Best Music, Best Visual and Best General Effect at the Showstoppers International Showchoir Invitational; and
WHEREAS, the 1997-1998 Soundsations consists of: Jacinta Bassett, Louis Batson, Seth Brewer, Kevin Breazeale, Dana Bolling, Lee Bolling, Christine Cloer, Adam Conerly, Sherrill Cranford, Harry Crumpler, Lindsay Curry, Julie Defatta, Leslie Drake, Rebecca Ervin, Brian Farris, Jay Garcia, William Garner, Brandi Grissom, Heather Hendry, Elise Hickman, Jennifer Hicks, Lowery Hicks, Weston Hill, Holly Hollimon, Matthew Hollimon, Philip Hollimon, Brooke Ingram, Amy Jennings, Kelly Jennings, Martha Jones, Amanda King, Chad King, Clay King, Lesley Kinsey, Kelly Lambert, Jami Linton, Brooke Martin, J.P. Martin, Emileigh McCardle, Pam McCardle, Tony McGown, Walter McIntosh, Reagan McNeil, Paul Mitchell, Laurin Mizell, Scottie Morris, Blake Nagy, Amber Oberst, Chad Oubre, Kevin Oury, Jeannie Peng, Erica Pierce, Kent Raulston, Austen Silkman, Hannah Silkman, Tyler Smith, Scott Spiers, Jeremy Stroo, Brian Swindoll, Jessica Taylor, Virginia Tomlinson, Matt Updegraff, Joey Watkins and Brittany Zachary; and
WHEREAS, the Soundsations have been superbly directed and inspired by Director Gail McInnis and Assistant Director Kim Malone, who have broadened the singers knowledge of music and refined their skills in performance; and
WHEREAS, the Soundsations have developed a winning and cooperative spirit and their attitude and activities reflect great credit upon the individual students and their directors and bring honor to Petal High School; 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 Petal High School Soundsations and their directors, Director Gail McInnis and Assistant Director Kim Malone, for being named the Grand Champions at the Showstoppers International Showchoir Invitational at Walt Disney World Resort and for displaying tireless devotion to their musical endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Petal High School, Director Gail McInnis, Assistant Director Kim Malone and the Capitol Press Corps.