1997 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) White (5th)
Senate Concurrent Resolution 624
(As Adopted by Senate and House)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE BALDWYN HIGH SCHOOL LADY BEARCATS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING 1996-1997 SEASON.
WHEREAS, the Baldwyn High School Lady Bearcats Basketball Team finished the 1996-1997 season with an outstanding record of 32 wins and 7 losses; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Bearcats competed in and won the Baldwyn Tournament and the Prentiss County Tournament as well as being runners-up in the District Tournament and the North State Tournament; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Bearcats competed in and finished in the top four at the State 2-A Tournament; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Bearcats had several players receive individual honors for their outstanding play including: Jamie Bender: All-Prentiss County, All-Lee County, All-District, All-North State, All-State, and Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star; Shana Woodruff: All-Prentiss County, All-Lee County, All-District, and All-North State; Shonna Agnew: All-Prentiss County, All-Lee County, All-District, and All-North State; and Angie Antillon: All-District Honorable Mention and All-State.
WHEREAS, the Lady Bearcats have been superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach Mike Cartwright, who has broadened the players' knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Bearcats have developed a winning and cooperative spirit and an excellent degree of sportsmanship, and their activities and attitude reflect great credit upon the individual players and their coaches and bring honor to Baldwyn High School; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Legislature 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 MISSISSIPPI STATE SENATE, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Baldwyn High School Lady Bearcats Basketball Team and Head Coach Mike Cartwright for their outstanding 1996-1997 season and for displaying tireless devotion to their athletic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Baldwyn High School, Coach Mike Cartwright, and be made available to the Capitol Press Corps.