2001 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Browning
Senate Concurrent Resolution 585
(As Adopted by Senate and House)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING PONTOTOC HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY COACH MIKE BAIN UPON BEING NAMED COACH OF THE YEAR BY THE NATIONAL FEDERATION COACHES ASSOCIATION.
WHEREAS, the National Federation Coaches Association (NFCA) has named Pontotoc Cross Country Coach Mike Bain as the Mississippi Cross Country Coach of the Year in Boys Cross Country; and
WHEREAS, while under the guidance of Coach Bain, the Pontotoc Cross Country Team has won 21 state titles, both boys and girls; Pontotoc has also produced the boys individual champion for eight consecutive years; and
WHEREAS, this past year, the boys claimed another state championship and another individual championship with Benjamin Hill winning the race; Abbey Graham also claimed the individual girl's title for the Pontotoc Cross Country Team; and
WHEREAS, this is the second time Bain has been honored with this award and also the second time he has been nominated for the national award; and
WHEREAS, Bain will receive a certificate of recognition from the NFCA for this year's achievement; and
WHEREAS, Coach Bain and his Warrior Cross Country Team will be looking to add to the state title list next year, with many returning runners from this year's team; and
WHEREAS, Bain has built one of the top cross country programs in the state and continues to build the legacy of the program each year; and
WHEREAS, Pontotoc High School will also be looking forward to next year and making room for more trophies from the cross country teams; and
WHEREAS, it is with great pride that we recognize the accomplishments of this Mississippian who serves as a role model for his team and has brought honor to his school, his community and to the State of Mississippi:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend and congratulate Pontotoc High School Cross Country Coach Mike Bain upon being named Coach of the Year by the National Federation Coaches Association, and wish him and his team continued success in their future endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a copy of this resolution be presented to Coach Bain and be made available to the Capitol Press Corps.