Retired General Clark Griffith Named Outstanding Citizen of 2006

The man who led Biloxi's Reviving the Renaissance committee received a distinguished honor Wednesday. The Biloxi Lions Club named retired General Clark Griffith its Outstanding Citizen of 2006.

Lions Club members said they chose Griffith because of his devotion to the military and the Biloxi community.

During his acceptance speech, Griffith choked back tears when he said, "If you don't have passion for your city, you ought to move."