2001 Regular Session
By: Representative Davis, Watson, Snowden
House Concurrent Resolution 60
(As Adopted by House and Senate)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING MR. OBRA L. QUAVE FOR HIS MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN THE THEATRE AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT AT WILLIAM CAREY COLLEGE.
WHEREAS, Mr. Obra L. Quave has served as professor of theatre and communication at William Carey College since 1960; and
WHEREAS, during his long and distinguished career at William Carey College, Mr. Quave has directed and/or designed over 100 major productions; and
WHEREAS, in 1975, Mr. Quave established what would have become Mississippi's longest running dinner theatre, the Carey Dinner Theatre which will celebrate its 27th season this June; and
WHEREAS, in the last five years, Mr. Quave has directed four productions that were selected as Region IV finalists in the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Quave has received many individual awards for his achievements in education including being selected as Carey's honoree at the Mississippi Legislature's first Higher Education Appreciation Day, the Sears-Roebuck Foundation Award for excellence in teaching, the Omicron Delta Kappa Outstanding Faculty Member Award and the Outstanding Faculty Member in 2000 by the William Carey College Student Government Association; and
WHEREAS, currently Mr. Quave serves as Professor and Chair of the Theatre and Communication Department, as he continues to provide a positive influence in the lives of students and has provided many years of entertainment to the Hattiesburg Community:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE SENATE CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend Mr. Obra L. Quave for his many accomplishments in the theatre and communication department at William Carey College and express our appreciation for his many years of dedicated service to teaching the young people of this state.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Mr. Obra L. Quave and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.