2002 Regular Session
By: Representative Ketchings
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE NATCHEZ HIGH SCHOOL BULLDOGS TRACK TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING 2001 SEASON AND FOR WINNING THE MISSISSIPPI HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION (MHSAA) CLASS 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
WHEREAS, the Natchez High School Bulldogs Track Team finished the 2001 season with a remarkable record; and
WHEREAS, throughout the regular season, the Bulldogs, displaying exceptional strength and endurance, were able to capture the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 5A State Championship; and
WHEREAS, prior to reaching the state level of competition, the Bulldogs' cross-country team, in district competition, were steadfast in maintaining their stamina to capture the district title; and
WHEREAS, the Natchez High School Bulldogs have been superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach Larry Wesley, who has broadened the Bulldogs' knowledge of the sport and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, the Natchez High School Bulldogs have been supported in their athletic endeavors and attribute much of their success to the many parents and fans who have remained fervent throughout the season; and
WHEREAS, the Bulldogs have developed a winning and cooperative spirit and a high degree of sportsmanship, and their activities and attitude reflect great credit upon the individual members and their coach and bring honor to Natchez High 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 Natchez High School Bulldogs Track Team and their coach, Larry Wesley, for their phenomenal 2001 season, for winning the MHSAA Class 5A State Championship and for displaying tireless devotion to their athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Natchez High School, Head Coach Larry Wesley and members of the Capitol Press Corps.