2000 Regular Session
By: Representative Taylor
House Concurrent Resolution 76
(As Adopted by House and Senate)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING MR. BYRON STALLINGS ON RECEIVING A 2000 PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD.
WHEREAS, Mr. Byron Stallings, an esteemed resident of Waynesboro, Mississippi, and a senior at Wayne County High School, has achieved national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2000 Prudential Spirit of Community Award; and
WHEREAS, this prestigious award, presented by The Prudential Insurance Company of America in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, honors young volunteers across America who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to serving their communities; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Stallings earned this award by giving generously of his time and energy volunteering over 20 hours a week as a fire fighter and rescue volunteer in addition to teaching fire safety education to elementary school students; and
WHEREAS, the State of Mississippi, the strength of our communities and the overall vitality of American society depend, in great measure, upon the dedication of young people like Mr. Stallings who use their considerable talents and resources to serve others; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to 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 Mr. Byron Stallings on receiving a 2000 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and extend our heartiest wishes for success in all his future endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Mr. Byron Stallings and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.