2001 Regular Session
By: Representative Hamilton, Barnett (116th), Broomfield, Guice, Ishee, Maples, Nettles, Peranich, Pierce, Read, Taylor, Wells-Smith, Zuber
House Concurrent Resolution 119
(As Adopted by House and Senate)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING MS. DEBRA GENTILE UPON BEING SELECTED AS INSTRUCTOR OF THE YEAR AT THE JEFFERSON DAVIS CAMPUS OF THE MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
WHEREAS, Ms. Debra Gentile, a resident of Gulfport, Mississippi, has been selected as Instructor of the Year at the Jefferson Davis Campus of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in recognition of her distinguished service to the college; and
WHEREAS, the award was established by the Alumni Association of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College to honor instructors at the college, and the recipient of the award is chosen from the nominations submitted by students, faculty and administrators, on the basis of their teaching excellence, college service, community service and professional development; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Gentile, a reading/survival skills instructor, has been employed at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College for the past six years; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Gentile received an associate's degree from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and a bachelor's degree and master's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi; and
WHEREAS, throughout her career, Ms. Gentile has served as Laubach Literacy Tutor, Conference Co-Chair for the National Association for Developmental Educators, Developmental Studies Chairperson, Single Parent/Displaced Homemaker Instructor, English, Math and Reading Lab Instructor, Elementary School Instructor and Librarian for the Gulfport School District; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to recognize and commend outstanding teachers such as Ms. Gentile, who has dedicated her career to teaching 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. Debra Gentile upon being selected as Instructor of the Year at the Jefferson Davis Campus of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and extend to her our heartiest wishes of success in all her future endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Ms. Debra Gentile and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.