2001 Regular Session
By: Representative Scott (17th), Ford, Holland
House Concurrent Resolution 99
(As Adopted by House and Senate)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING MS. CHERYL SCALES UPON BEING NAMED THE 2001 TUPELO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT'S TEACHER OF THE YEAR.
WHEREAS, Ms. Cheryl Scales was named the 2001 Tupelo Public School District's Teacher of the Year by the Tupelo School Board; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Scales, a graduate of Tupelo High School, began her teaching career with one year in Hollandale in 1979; then moved to teach at Okolona High School for six years; spent one year at Saltillo High School; and then moved back to her alma mater; and
WHEREAS, in addition to teaching English, Ms. Scales coordinates the teacher mentoring program, which pairs new teachers with experienced educators to help them adjust to school life; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Scales also is a sponsor of the Future Educators of America, a group for students who want to become teachers; and
WHEREAS, as a fourth generation educator, Ms. Scales felt it was her calling to become a teacher; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to recognize and commend excellence, especially when evidenced by outstanding educators such as Ms. Scales, who has devoted over 20 years to educating the young people of this state:
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 Ms. Cheryl Scales upon being named the 2001 Tupelo Public School District's Teacher of the Year and express our sincere appreciation for her many years of educating our young people.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Ms. Cheryl Scales and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.