2001 Regular Session
By: Representative Read
House Concurrent Resolution 74
(As Adopted by House and Senate)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING MICHAEL MCLAUGHLIN UPON EARNING ALL-AMERICA HONORS IN THE USA TODAY'S 2000 ALL-USA FOOTBALL TEAM.
WHEREAS, Michael McLaughlin, a senior at Gautier High School, earned All-America honors in the USA Today's 2000 All-USA Football Team; and
WHEREAS, Mr. McLaughlin is a 6-foot-1-inch, 190-pound kicker and punter for the Gautier High School Gators Football Team; and
WHEREAS, Mr. McLaughlin was named to the honor team for his outstanding performance on the field, which included 39 of 40 on points after a touchdown, 12 of 16 field goals beyond 40 yards and averaged 63.7 yards per kickoff; and
WHEREAS, several Division I schools are recruiting Mr. McLaughlin including Alabama, Notre Dame, LSU and Tennessee; and
WHEREAS, Mr. McLaughlin has developed a winning and cooperative spirit and a high degree of sportsmanship, and his activities and attitude bring great honor to Gautier High School; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to recognize and commend excellence, especially when evidenced by the young people 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. Michael McLaughlin upon earning All-America honors in the USA Today's 2000 All-USA Football Team and extend our heartiest wishes for success in all his future academic and athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Mr. Michael McLaughlin and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.