2006 Regular Session
By: Representative Janus, Bentz, Dedeaux, Fredericks, Guice, Ishee, Parker, Patterson, Peranich, Read, Simpson, Zuber
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING MRS. MARIE PASLAY FOR BEING SELECTED AS INSTRUCTOR OF THE YEAR AT THE PERKINSTON CAMPUS OF THE MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
WHEREAS, Mrs. Marie Paslay, a resident of Lumberton, Mississippi, has been selected as Instructor of the Year at the Perkinston Campus of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in recognition of her distinguished service to the college; and
WHEREAS, the award was established by the Alumni Association of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College to honor instructors, such as Mrs. Paslay, who are chosen from nominations submitted by students, faculty and administrators on the basis of their teaching excellence, college service, community service and professional development; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Paslay, a political science and sociology instructor, has been employed at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College as an instructor for the past 18 years; and
WHEREAS, a staunch believer in education, Mrs. Paslay received her bachelor and master of science degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Paslay, an active member of the community, holds membership in the Stone-Wiggins Soccer Association and has served as a mentor to students in public education; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Paslay is a member of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Alumni Association and Foundation and serves as a member of the Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association; and
WHEREAS, in addition to being selected as Instructor of the Year, Mrs. Paslay was also the Mississippi Humanities Council Instructor of the Year in 2003; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Paslay is an active member of First United Methodist Church of Wiggins, Mississippi, and serves as Acolyte Coordinator and member of the Administrative Council; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to recognize and commend exemplary and outstanding instructors such as Mrs. Marie Paslay, who has dedicated her career to teaching and positively molding the minds of young people of this state:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE SENATE CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend and congratulate Mrs. Marie Paslay for being selected as Instructor of the Year at the Perkinston Campus of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and extend to her our heartiest wishes for success in all her future endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Mrs. Marie Paslay and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.