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3829Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20010329Primary Sponsor: WeeksAll Sponsors: Weeks, J. Young, G. Brown and G.M. SmithDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\pt\1324dw01.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20010403Subject: Mrs. Ethel Neely Price, ResolutionsHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 20010403 Received from Senate Senate 20010403 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence House 20010329 Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate Versions of This Bill
HONORING MRS. ETHEL NEELY PRICE UPON THE OCCASION OF RECENTLY BEING RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF SUMTER COUNTY'S OUTSTANDING WOMEN AND THE ADDITION OF HER NAME TO THE "2001 WOMEN'S HONOR ROLL OF SUMTER COUNTY" FOR HER LIFELONG COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION TO SUMTER COUNTY AND THE PALMETTO STATE.
Whereas, March is National Women's History Month and highlights the accomplishments of women and the need to open new doors in the future. The Sumter Volunteers, Inc., annually honors women who have gone consistently above and beyond the call of duty in giving back to Sumter County; and
Whereas, Mrs. Ethel Neely Price has lived in Sumter County since she was six years old, and it is where she began her education, later earning a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Morris College and a master of arts degree from North Carolina College; and
Whereas, Mrs. Ethel Price was married to the late John O. Price and her family includes one sister, one daughter-in-law, and two grandsons; and
Whereas, Mrs. Price has spent much of her life developing the minds of the youth of Sumter County teaching elementary school at Rimini and at Goodwill Parochial School; she later served as the Principal of Chandler School and taught at Stonehill for twenty-two years; during her years as a teacher, Mrs. Price also gave of her time as a girls' basketball coach; and she finally ended her teaching career at Crosswell Drive Elementary School when she retired in 1975; and
Whereas, Mrs. Ethel Price has devoted her time and talents to many civic organizations, serving as an officer of the Mary McLeod Bethune branches of the YWCA and the National Council of Negro Women; and she is also a life member and executive board member of the Sumter County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; and
Whereas, Mrs. Price's years of dutiful service to the people of Sumter County has been recognized through her awards from groups including the Boy Scouts, the YWCA, and Morris College. She was also honored by receiving the distinguished NAACP Humanitarian Service Award; and
Whereas, Mrs. Ethel Price has been a long-time member of First Baptist Missionary Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, a senior choir member, and a member of the Missionary Society; and
Whereas, Mrs. Ethel Neely Price's tireless devotion provides a positive role model and example of service for all of her peers to emulate. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, honor Mrs. Ethel Neely Price upon the occasion of recently being recognized as one of Sumter County's outstanding women and the addition of her name to the "2001 Women's Honor Roll of Sumter County" for her lifelong commitment and dedication to Sumter County and the Palmetto State.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Mrs. Ethel Neely Price.
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