2002 Regular Session
By: Representative Moak
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING MR. L. G. YOUNG UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE COPIAH-LINCOLN COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
WHEREAS, Mr. L. G. Young, a resident of Franklin County, Mississippi, has retired from the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Board of Trustees after 24 years of service; and
WHEREAS, a graduate of Southwest Mississippi Junior College, Mr. Young received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Mississippi State University, and an advanced certificate in school administration from the University of Southern Mississippi; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Young taught as an agriculture teacher at Shannon High School from 1950-56, before transferring to West Lincoln School, where he assumed similar responsibilities as agriculture teacher until becoming principal of West Lincoln in 1967, serving in that capacity until 1970; and
WHEREAS, throughout his career in public education in the Franklin County school system, Mr. Young, in addition to his roles as teacher and principal, served 16 years as vocational director for Franklin County Schools until his retirement in 1980; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Young began his tenure as a representative of Franklin County on the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Board of Trustees in October 1977; and
WHEREAS, in the course of his 24 years of service to Copiah-Lincoln Community College, Mr. Young has served as chairperson of the Budget and Finance Committee, and for the last 11 years of service to the board as board secretary; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Young, a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, Southwest Mississippi Genealogy Society and Concord Baptist Church, has been lovingly supported in all his endeavors by his wife, Mavis; four children, Gwyn, Travis, Keith and Terry; and seven grandchildren; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the House of Representatives to recognize and commend such outstanding Mississippians as Mr. Young, whose long and distinguished career has well served the people of Franklin County and best interests of Copiah-Lincoln Community College:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby commend and congratulate Mr. L. G. Young upon his retirement from the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Board of Trustees and extend our heartiest wishes for success in all his future endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Mr. L. G. Young and members of the Capitol Press Corps.