1998 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Burton
Senate Resolution 44
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL LADY TIGERS BASKETBALL TEAM AND COACH ARTHUR MCMILLAN FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING 1997-1998 SEASON.
WHEREAS, the Newton High School "Lady Tigers" Basketball Team finished the 1997-1998 season with an outstanding record of 30 wins and 8 losses; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Tigers did very well in tournament play this year, winning the Newton County Championship, the East Central Community College Invitational Championship, the Division VII 2A Championship, the South State Class 2A Championship and won second place in the State Class 2A Championship; and
WHEREAS, many individual honors have been bestowed upon team members in recognition of their fine and dedicated play, and the team roster is as follows: Arletha Moncrief, Andrea Smith, Alberta Norman, Angela Ellis, Tonya Moncrief, Morgan Walker, Cassie Billups, Sharessa Buckley, Tori Tijerina, Moechs Mannuel, Molly Blaylock, Angela Rendiman, Lareya Wash, and team managers Sonya Chapman, Brandi Crawford, Rena Robinson and Adrea Smith; and
WHEREAS, the "Lady Tigers" have been well coached and inspired by Head Coach Arthur McMillan, who has broadened the players' knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, the team has developed a winning and cooperative spirit and a high degree of sportsmanship, and their activities and attitude reflect a great credit upon the individual players and their coaches and bring honor to their school, county and state:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Newton High School "Lady Tigers" Girls Basketball Team and their coach Arthur McMillan for their outstanding 1997-1998 season and for displaying tireless devotion to their athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Newton High School, Coach McMillan and be made available to the Capitol Press Corps.