CCA team honored with resolution

Published 10:13 am Friday, December 2, 2011

Rep. Kurt Wallace presents Chilton Christian Academy Coach Todd Stephens, assistant coaches and players a resolution in honor of the team’s state title.

The Chilton Christian Academy Patriots were honored Friday with a resolution recognizing the team’s state championship.

Rep. Kurt Wallace presented the resolution from the Alabama House of Representatives to coach Todd Stephens and his players.

CCA won the inaugural Christian Football Association’s six-man championship game Nov. 4 with a 58-50 win over Marion Academy.

The resolution presented to the team reads:

“Whereas, commendation and congratulations are herein proudly conveyed to Chilton Christian Academy on winning the inaugural Christian Football Association State Football Championship; and

Whereas, the Chilton Christian Academy Patriots defeated Marion Academy 58-50 on Nov.4, 2011, in an exciting contest that set a high standard for future title games; and

Whereas, combing teamwork with hard work, the motivated Patriots compiled an 8-2 record for the season, far exceeding expectations for the untried team; and

Whereas, under the inspirational leadership and expertise of head coach Todd Stephens, the Patriots excelled on both offense and defense as every play contributed to the team’s success; and

Whereas, the outstanding student-athletes who comprise the Chilton Christian Academy team personify the highest standards of sportsmanship; they are the source of justifiable pride to their parents, the school and the entire community, and they are truly deserving of special recognition; now therefore

Be it resolved, that it is a great pleasure to honor and commend the Chilton Christian Academy football team, and this resolution is offered in highest tribute to the players and coach, along with heartiest congratulations on winning the inaugural Christian Football Association Championship and with best wishes for continuing success in future endeavors on the gridiron and beyond.”