2005 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) King
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING JUNIOR AND CAROLYN BROOME UPON THEIR SELECTION AS THE PETAL SCHOOL DISTRICT EDUCATION FOUNDATION "ALUMNI OF THE YEAR."
WHEREAS, the Petal School District Education Foundation is awarding its third annual "Alumni of the Year" award to Junior and Carolyn Broome of Petal, Mississippi; and
WHEREAS, Junior Broome is a 1967 graduate of Petal High School and Carolyn Broome graduated with the class of 1969; and
WHEREAS, the Broomes were recognized at the homecoming parade and the homecoming football game during a special presentation on the football field; and
WHEREAS, the Broomes have donated their time and effort to supporting the Petal School District. After managing the local Ward's franchise for 24 years, Junior Broome recently retired. Throughout his years with the restaurant, he supported the local schools by his numerous donations of food, money and time. He served as the Pee Wee Booster Club President for many years; and
WHEREAS, Carolyn Broome has been the high school cheerleading sponsor for 22 years. She has served as a PTO officer at Petal Elementary, W.L. Smith Elementary and Petal Middle School, and has been involved with PAWS since its start; and
WHEREAS, the couple was recognized as "Mentor of the Year" in 2002; and
WHEREAS, James Hutto, Petal Schools Superintendent, said the Broomes were a unanimous choice. The Board voted hands down to recognize them as a couple. They both have done so much for this district; and
WHEREAS, the Broomes have two sons, both graduates of Petal High School. They attend Petal-Harvey Baptist Church; and
WHEREAS, it is with pride that we recognize the honor given to these citizens who are most supportive of public education in their community and in 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 and congratulate Junior and Carolyn Broome of Petal, Mississippi, upon their selection as the Petal School District Education Foundation "Alumni of the Year" for 2004, and extend to them the best wishes of the Legislature on their future endeavors for public education.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution be presented to the Broomes and forwarded to Superintendent James Hutto and be made available to the Capitol Press Corps.