1998 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) White (29th)
Senate Concurrent Resolution 578
(As Adopted by Senate and House)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING SHELLY EVANS FOR BEING SELECTED AS ONE OF THE STATE'S TOP STUDENT VOLUNTEERS.
WHEREAS, Shelly Evans, a student at Clinton Junior High School, has achieved national recognition for her exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 1998 Prudential Spirit of Community Award; and
WHEREAS, this prestigious award honors young volunteers across America who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to serving their communities; and
WHEREAS, Shelly Evans earned this award by giving generously of her time, energy and talents to the service of others; and
WHEREAS, Shelly Evans organized a team to participate in the Cancer Relay for Life in Hinds County in memory of her best friend; and
WHEREAS, this extraordinary young lady exemplifies the spirit of community; and
WHEREAS, the dedication and commitment of young people like Shelly Evans ensures a bright future for success of our communities and the state, and overall vitality of the American society; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Legislature of the State of Mississippi to recognize and commend the noteworthy accomplishments and contributions of the state's youth:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend and congratulate Shelly Evans for receiving the Prudential Spirit of Community Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions of volunteer service, leadership and community, and wish her success in her endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a copy of this resolution be presented to Shelly Evans.