2005 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Ross, Michel, Frazier, Kirby, White
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE JACKSON PREPARATORY SCHOOL "LADY PATRIOTS" GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM AND HEAD COACH TROY CARNES FOR WINNING THE 2005 MPSA CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
WHEREAS, the Jackson Preparatory School "Lady Patriots" Girls Basketball Team captured the 2005 Mississippi Private School Association Class AAA State Championship; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Patriots finished Runner-up in the MPSA State Overall Championship Tournament; and
WHEREAS, the team finished the 2004-2005 championship season with an impressive record of 31-9; and
WHEREAS, the team is under the leadership of popular first year Head Coach Troy Carnes and Assistant Coach Jan Barnett; and
WHEREAS, the following Lady Patriots' contributions earned them special honors in this championship season: All-District South AAA: Player of the Year, Ana Lampton, Marion Wood, Elizabeth May, Carolyne Wade; Honorable Mention, Kate Carter; South AAA All-Tournament Team: Marion Wood, Ana Lampton, Carolyne Wade; State AAA All-Tournament Team: Marion Wood, Ana Lampton, Carolyne Wade; Overall All-Tournament Team: Macey Baird, Carolyne Wade, Ana Lampton, Marion Wood; and MPSA All-Stars: Marion Wood, Elizabeth May-MVP; and
WHEREAS, the team roster is as follows: Seniors - Elizabeth May, Marion Wood; Juniors - Ana Lampton, Carolyne Wade, Kate Carter, Hannah Flint, Angela Aldridge, Katie Wasson, Missy Russell, Jessica Bracken, Lucy Leavell; Sophomores - Jennifer Roberts, Macey Baird, Liz Fair, Mary Louise Stephenson, Sara Frances Wilson, Douglas Strahan, Cassandra Adcock, Callie Mounger, Sommer Richesin, Anna Steely; Coaches - Head Coach Troy Carnes (his first year as Varsity Girls Head Coach), Assistant Coach Jan Barnett; and Bookkeeper - Ramona Ozier; and
WHEREAS, it is with great pride that we recognize the accomplishments of this group of student athletes who have brought honor to their school, their community and to the State of Mississippi:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Jackson Preparatory School "Lady Patriots" Girls Basketball Team and Head Coach Troy Carnes for winning the 2005 Mississippi Private School Association Class AAA State Championship and for their outstanding 2004-2005 season, and extend to them the best wishes of the Senate for success in their future academic and athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution be presented to Coach Carnes and the Headmaster of Jackson Prep, Susan Lindsay, and be made available to the Capitol Press Corps.