2003 Regular Session
By: Representative Martinson, Barbour
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE RIDGELAND HIGH SCHOOL CHORAL GROUP ETCETERA FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING INAUGURAL YEAR.
WHEREAS, Etcetera, an exceptional twelve-member choral group at Ridgeland High School, is completing its inaugural year with much success and accomplishments; and
WHEREAS, the addition of Etcetera, which is under the direction of Mrs. Lisa Fournet, has complemented Ridgeland High School's choral program with this award winning singing and dancing group; and
WHEREAS, the dynamic singers and dancers who comprise Etcetera are freshmen Kellie Anglin, Justin Smith and Brannon Walls, sophomores Kayla Logan and Luke Ratcliff, juniors Shelley Baas, Mallory Cutrer, Kimberly Dickard, Christina Myers, Amanda Patterson and Rachel Sistrunk and senior Jacob Kirchner; and
WHEREAS, the members ofEtcetera were selected based on their vocal talents, public relation skills and academic achievement; and
WHEREAS, a highly disciplined and versatile group, Etcetera's repertoire covers the entire spectrum of song and dance from classical selection to modern pop; and
WHEREAS, the members ofEtcetera reflect the excellence of both the school and community, and they have performed in various choral concerts and special programs, such as the Mayor of Ridgeland's Prayer Breakfast; and
WHEREAS, although Etcetera has only been in existence for one year, this choral group has achieved all superior ratings at the District VI Choral Competition and they will compete on the state level; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the House of Representatives to recognize gifted young individuals, such as the members ofEtcetera, who are using their talents to bring award winning accolades to their school:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we commend and congratulateEtcetera for their outstanding inaugural year and wish them much success in their upcoming state level competition.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Ridgeland High School, Mrs. Lisa Fournet and members of the Capitol Press Corps.