2003 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Posey, Dearing, Hyde-Smith, Williamson
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING WILDLIFE CONSERVATION OFFICER MASTER SERGEANT MIKE PIAZZA UPON BEING SELECTED MISSISSIPPI'S WILDLIFE OFFICER OF THE YEAR AND FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI.
WHEREAS, in July 2002, Master Sergeant Mike Piazza was selected as Mississippi's Wildlife Officer of the Year; and
WHEREAS, Mike Piazza has served the people of Mississippi with distinction and dedication for 28 years; and
WHEREAS, Mike Piazza has garnered numerous state and national honors as a member of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Competitive Pistol Team; and
WHEREAS, Mike Piazza is a two-time winner of the National Conservation Champion Award; and
WHEREAS, Mike Piazza is following in his father's footsteps, who served as Jefferson County Game Warden for 14 years; and
WHEREAS, Mike Piazza knows virtually every square mile of the woods and waters of his home county, Jefferson; and
WHEREAS, it is estimated that Mike Piazza has captured or help capture an average of 15 headlighters annually for 28 years; and
WHEREAS, he is known for his professional demeanor, treating sportsmen respectfully, sincerely and honestly; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Legislature to recognize and commend the meritorious service of the citizens of 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 Master Sergeant Mike Piazza upon being selected as Mississippi's Wildlife Officer of the Year, and for his 28 years of dedicated service to the people of Mississippi.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a copy of this resolution be presented to Master Sergeant Mike Piazza.