South Carolina General Assembly
111th Session, 1995-1996

Bill 3832

Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter

                    Current Status

Bill Number:                       3832
Type of Legislation:               Concurrent Resolution
Introducing Body:                  House
Introduced Date:                   19950322
Primary Sponsor:                   McMahand 
All Sponsors:                      McMahand 
Drafted Document Number:           bbm\10024jm.95
Date Bill Passed both Bodies:      19950323
Subject:                           Attala Therese


Body    Date      Action Description                       Com     Leg Involved
______  ________  _______________________________________  _______ ____________

House   19950323  Received from Senate
Senate  19950323  Introduced, adopted, returned
                  with concurrence
House   19950322  Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate

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Whereas, Attala Therese Young is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Young of Piedmont. She attended Woodmont High School in Piedmont and currently attends Erskine College in Due West; and

Whereas, Ms. Young has maintained a B- average academically throughout her high school and college careers; and

Whereas, she is a superb basketball player and is the first player in Erskine College history, woman or man, to score 2,000 career points; and

Whereas, she is Erskine's highest woman's career scorer and highest career scorer, woman or man; and

Whereas, she has the most points in a game for an Erskine woman player, namely, 37 against Carson-Newman during the 1993-94 season and against Limestone in the 1994-95 season; and

Whereas, she also has the most field goals in a game (18 against Carson-Newman in 1993-94), as well as the most points scored in a week (124 during the week of February 20-26, 1995, in four games); and

Whereas, Erskine completed the 1994-95 season with a 16-11 record, its first winning season in eleven years; the Lady Flying Fleet won 12 of its final 16 games; Ms. Young was the leading scorer in 24 games and the leading rebounder in 18 games; she was the leading scorer in 15 of the 16 victories, and she twice had more than 20 points and 20 rebounds in a game; and

Whereas, she participated in numerous school and athletic activities while a student at Woodmont High School and captured many prestigious awards for her athletic talent; and

Whereas, Ms. Young has also earned many awards and honors for her athletic success and talent at Erskine and was designated a candidate for "All American" in basketball for the 1994-95 season; and

Whereas, not only has Attala Young achieved high standards academically, but she has also attained All-American status in athletics; she is an excellent role model and a most outstanding young woman; and

Whereas, the members of the General Assembly are delighted to have this opportunity to pay special recognition to such a fine and deserving person. Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:

That the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, congratulates and commends Attala Therese Young of Piedmont on her outstanding accomplishments as a student-athlete at Erskine College.

Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Ms. Young.