2001 Regular Session
By: Representative Peranich, Barnett (116th), Creel, Dedeaux, Fredericks, Guice, Ishee, Janus, Simpson
House Concurrent Resolution 92
(As Adopted by House and Senate)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE HARRISON CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS FOR WINNING FIRST PLACE IN THE COED DIVISION AT THE MISSISSIPPI HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION'S STATE CHEERLEADING CHAMPIONSHIP.
WHEREAS, the Harrison Central High School Cheerleaders won First Place in the coed division at the Mississippi High School Activities Association's State Cheerleading Championship in December of 2000; and
WHEREAS, in addition, the Cheerleaders were awarded the Academic Award given to the squad with the highest grade point average; and
WHEREAS, on February 3, 2001, the Harrison Central Cheerleaders competed at the Mardi Gras Nationals held in New Orleans, Louisiana, where they won the National Coed Championship; and
WHEREAS, the 2000-2001 Harrison Central High School Cheerleaders includes Valen Bates, Benji Borrelli, Candice Bryant, Bianca Clark, Shalon Edwards, Leslie Estes, Julio Gonzalez, Jared Jones, Mitchell Locklear, Mary Macias, Tanna McGee, Mike Modick, Patrick Moody, Tom Moore, Chase Moran, William Rankin, Kari Simmons, Tiffany Stark, Brandon Stuckey, Thomas Truhett, Kelley Walkinshaw, Ashley White and Lauren White; and
WHEREAS, the Harrison Central High School Cheerleaders have been superbly coached and inspired by Sponsor Diane Denley, Assistant Sponsor Michelle Price and Choreographer Melissa Braxton, who have broadened the cheerleaders' knowledge of the cheerleading competition and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, the Harrison Central Cheerleaders spend 14 to 20 hours per week practicing their elite stunts, dance routines and cheers in addition to cheering at sporting events; and
WHEREAS, the Harrison Central Cheerleaders have developed a winning and cooperative spirit and a high degree of sportsmanship, and their activities and attitude reflect great credit upon the individual cheerleaders and their coach and bring honor to Harrison Central 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 commend and congratulate the Harrison Central High School Cheerleaders and Sponsor Diane Denley, Assistant Sponsor Michelle Price and Choreographer Melissa Braxton, for winning First Place in the coed division at the Mississippi High School Activities Association's State Cheerleading Championship and for displaying tireless devotion to their athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Harrison Central High School, Sponsor Diane Denley, Assistant Sponsor Michelle Price and Choreographer Melissa Braxton and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.