2002 Regular Session
By: Representative Ellis, Chism, Dickson, Flaggs, Gibbs, Harrison, Roberson, Smith (35th), Smith (39th)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE STARKVILLE HIGH SCHOOL YELLOW JACKETS FOOTBALL TEAM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING 2001-2002 SEASON AND FOR WINNING THE CLASS 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
WHEREAS, the Starkville High School Yellow Jackets Football Team finished the 2001-2002 season with a remarkable record of 14 wins and only one loss; and
WHEREAS, many individual honors have been bestowed upon various team members in recognition of their fine, dedicated play this season including: the selection of Tee Milon as Most Valuable Player; the naming of DeAngelo Dantzler as Best Offensive Player and All-State Quarterback; the naming of Shawn Johnson as Best Defensive Player; as well as Brooks Crabtree, Gary Harris, Pig Perry, Lance Freemin, Xavier Collier, Lynn Terry, Chaz Harris, Rod Williams, Web Walters, Julius Randle, Ladrecus Hogan, Richard Beville and Sam Myers; and
WHEREAS, the Starkville High School Yellow Jackets have been superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach Bill Lee and Assistant Coaches Tate Fischer, John Patton, Cleveland Hudson, Billy Cook, Spence Rodman, Michael Chandler, Tony Buckhalter and Danny Carlisle, who have broadened the Yellow Jackets' knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, Head Coach Lee has brought additional honor to Starkville High School for being named Coach of the Year for District 4, Class 5A; and
WHEREAS, the Yellow Jackets 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 Starkville High School; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Legislature 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, THE SENATE CONCURRING THEREIN, That we commend and congratulate the Starkville High School Yellow Jackets Football Team and their coaches, for their phenomenal 2001-2002 season, for winning the Class 5A State Championship and for displaying tireless devotion to their athletic endeavors.
BE IF FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Starkville High School, Head Coach Bill Lee and Assistant Coaches Tate Fischer, John Patton, Cleveland Hudson, Billy Cook, Spence Rodman, Michael Chandler, Tony Buckhalter, Danny Carlisle and the members of the Capitol Press Corps.