2001 Regular Session
By: Representative Ellington
House Resolution 16
(As Adopted by House)
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING HILLCREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL COUGARS BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING 2000-2001 SEASON AND FOR WINNING THE MISSISSIPPI PRIVATE SCHOOL ASSOCIATION OVERALL TOURNAMENT.
WHEREAS, Hillcrest Christian School Cougars Boys Basketball Team finished the 2000-2001 season with a record of 29 wins and 12 losses; and
WHEREAS, the Cougars won the 2001 Mississippi Private School Association Class 4-A Tournament and 2001 Mississippi Private School Overall Tournament, as well as, the 2000 Mississippi Private School Overall Tournament; and
WHEREAS, many individual honors have been bestowed upon various team members in recognition of their fine, dedicated play this season, including Noah Bryant and Seth Smith, being named to the Mississippi Private School Association All-Star Basketball
Team, and Noah Bryant being name the Most Valuable Player for the Mississippi Private School Association South All-Star Basketball Team; and
WHEREAS, the Cougars have been superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach Kenny Bizot and Assistant Coaches Josh Brooks, Jason Greer and Benton Ingram, who have broadened the Cougars' knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, Head Coach Kenny Bizot and player Seth Smith were recently named Coach and Player of the Week, respectively, by the Clarion-Ledger; and
WHEREAS, the Cougars have developed a winning and cooperative spirit and a high degree of sportsmanship, and their activities and attitude reflect great credit upon the individual players and their coaches and bring honor to Hillcrest Christian School; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the House of Representatives to recognize and commend excellence, especially when evidenced by the youth of our state, who are its future:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Hillcrest Christian Boys Basketball Team and their coaches, Head Coach Kenny Bizot and Assistant Coaches Josh Brooks, Jason Greer and Benton Ingram, for their outstanding 2000-2001 season, for winning the 2001 Mississippi Private School Association Overall Tournament and for displaying tireless efforts to all their athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Hillcrest Christian School, Head Coach Kenny Bizot and Assistant Coaches Josh Brooks, Jason Greer and Benton Ingram, and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.