Student Achievements

Students of the Month


August 2018

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School Students of the Month for August 2018.  The committee selects from a pool of students nominated by the faculty based on the traits of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character.  August’s  Students of the Month are Joy and Christian.

Joy is a CHS honor roll student whose schedule is stacked with honors, AP, and dual-enrollment classes across the curriculum. Her GPA is a 4.4762, and Her ACT score tops the class at a 32.  Joy was selected to represent CHS at Literary Rally in Algebra II and Pre-Calculus and scored a perfect 800 on the English II EOC.  In the past two summers, Joy participated in the HOBY and Girls’ State Leadership development programs. Around campus, Joy can be seen in multiple capacities.  She is the Marching Lions’ Drum Major and a 4-year band member who has been honored for leadership --as a section leader-- as well as a musician, being selected for All State, District and Parish Honor Bands.  Joy also participated in SELU Invitational Honor Band.  Joy was selected for the Talented Music program and Tri-M Music Honor Society and has served that organization as both the secretary and president.  Elsewhere on campus, Joy holds membership in the National Honor Society and Foreign Language Club.  She also works on the Student Council where she has held the offices of reporter, representative and art coordinator.  On the court, Joy competes as a Lady Lion on the tennis team as well as running JV track.  When Joy isn’t studying, making music or participating in club activities, she’s out in the community, giving of her time and talents.  She volunteers extensively with her church in disaster relief, choir, your leadership activities, and on service project for children in developing countries.  In addition, she has volunteered at the Food Bank, Thrift Store and the Cajun Classic Wheelchair Tennis Tournament.  After graduation, Joy plans to attend BYU and major in Public Health.

Christian is also a dedicated honors student who challenges himself with honors, gifted and dual enrollment coursework. His ACT score is an amazing 32, with a perfect 36 in English!  Christian represented CHS at literary Rally in Chemistry and scored a perfect 800 on the US History EOC. On the AP English Language and Composition Exam, Christian scored a 4 while on the AP US History Exam he scored a three.  His excellent scores on both exams earned him college credit in both disciplines.  Christian also participated in HITES 12, a University of Tennessee program which introduces high school seniors to the field of Engineering.  In addition to his academic achievements, Christian is an avid athlete and 4-year member of CHS’ Varsity Soccer team, as a result of which he was named as a 2nd-Team All-District Midfielder.  He was also awarded The Most Improved Player of 2018 and was named as a Varsity Impact Player in 2017. Christian is also a 3-year member of CHS’s National Honor Society.  Out in the community, Christian participates on his travel club soccer team as well as volunteering for park cleanup at Bogue Falaya.  In the fall, Christian plans to be a college Engineering student, although where that will be has yet to be decided.

September 2018

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School Students of the Month for September 2018.  The committee selects from a pool of students nominated by the faculty based on the traits of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character.  September’s Students of the Month are Lexie and Matthew.

Lexie is an honor student who has maintained a straight-A average throughout her entire CHS career while challenging herself with honors and dual enrollment classes.  Lexie received the Dance Department Award and won the Award of Excellence at the district and state levels for her photography entry into the PTSA Reflections contest.  At the National level of the same contest, she was awarded Honorable Mention. Lexie is also certified in Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver. On campus, Lexie belongs to the National Honor Society and the Foreign Language Club – where she served as reporter and Student Council Representative. On Student Council, Lexie served as Sophomore Class Vice-president and Junior Class President. Lexie’s true passion, however, is dance as evidenced by her being a 4-year member of the Dancin’ Darlins. This year, she serves as the dance team Captain. Out in the larger Covington community, Lexie dances competitively and was awarded the American All-Star Dance Award.  She also volunteers her time in the community at Relay for Life and The Special Olympics.  After graduation in May, Lexie intends to pursue a degree in Speech and Language Pathology.

Matthew is also a dedicated student who has never made a B or lower in high school despite enrolling in honors, AP and dual-enrollment classes.  His ACT score is an impressive 29, with a 34 in English and a 31 in Reading.  Matthew was awarded both the Physical Science Departmental Award and English II Departmental Award, given to the student with the highest overall average in each course. Matthew represented CHS at Literary Rally in Physical Science, Biology, and American History.  Matthew also represented CHS at Boys’ State this past summer.   As a member of the CHS band program for the past 3 years, Matthew won first chair French Horn, the switcher award, and the perfect attendance award.  He is a member of the Concert band as well as Tri-M Honor Society.  In addition, Matthew is a 4-year member of the Foreign Language Club, serving as that organization’s Reporter, Secretary, and is currently the Vice-president. This year, he serves as Senior Class Representative on the Student Council.  In the larger Covington community, Matthew donates his time and talents at the St. Tammany Humane Society and the Youth Service Bureau’s Chef Soiree.  For college, Matthew plans to attend Louisiana Tech and major in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Mechanical Engineering.

Congratulations to both of these deserving students.  Thanks for all you’ve done to show your Lion Pride!

October 2018

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School Students of the Month for October 2018.  The committee selects from a pool of students nominated by the faculty based on the traits of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character.  October’s Students of the Month are Elisabeth and Sean.

Elisabeth is an honors student with a perfect 4.6 GPA and a 32 on her ACT.  In fact, she scored a 35 on the ACT English section and a perfect 36 on the reading section.  Throughout her career at CHS, Elisabeth has challenged herself with honors, gifted, AP and dual-enrollment classes.  Elisabeth attended Literary Rally in English and represented CHS at Girls’ State this past summer.  She is also certified on Adobe Premier, Word, and Power point.  On campus, Elisabeth is a member of the National Honor Society, Interact Club, and is also an active member of the CHS Multimedia program.  She helps operate the Jumbotron for football and soccer games and serves as the head photographer for Varsity Soccer and Football.  This school year she is interning with The St. Tammany Farmer as a sports photographer.  Elisabeth has also photographed and provided videography for many important CHS events like Ring Ceremony, Graduation, Powderpuff and the Spirit BBQ, as well as for CHS theater department productions and Mr. CHS.  Recently, Elisabeth was chosen to film and edit videos on Pathway Programs for the St. Tammany Parish School Board.  In the greater Covington community, Elisabeth has volunteered her time with the Special Olympics, CHS Science Awareness Day and a walk-a-thon benefitting ONE HOPE Alliance and Royal Family Kids.  After her CHS career, Elisabeth plans to attend college and major in film production and minor in photography.

Sean also excels academically, pushing himself by enrolling in advanced coursework, and making straight As.  He scored a 28 on the ACT most recently.  He has been the recipient of the Departmental Awards in Algebra I and Biology I, and he has represented CHS at Literary Rally every year –making it to the state level competition in Algebra I and the district level in Biology I and Pre-Calculus.  Around campus, Sean is part of the Marching Lions band where he plays the trombone.  He received the perfect attendance award for 2 years.  He has also played in the Jazz band for the last 3 years, and was elected Trombone section leader this year as a senior.  Sean also holds membership in the National Honor Society and the Tri M Honor Society where he serves as vice-president.  Out in the community, Sean is active in his church youth group, being chosen as a part of Teen CROSS which plans and leads activities for World Youth Day.  He also participates at his church, Most Holy Trinity, as an altar server and volunteered at Abbey Youth Fest.  Sean’s plans upon graduation include pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering from Louisiana Tech.

Congratulations to these amazing students!  Best wishes for a senior year filled with great memories!

November 2018

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School Students of the Month for November 2018.  The committee selects from a pool of students nominated by the faculty based on the traits of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character.  November’s Students of the Month are Kelly and Devin.

Kelly has been an honor student her entire CHS career, earning a 4.47 overall GPA while enrolled in honors, AP classes, and in her senior year, is taking English and Applied Calculus, dual enrollment classes for which she will receive college credit.  She was nominated for HOBY and selected to serve on both the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Panel and the Superintendent’s Advisory Panel.  Kelly was chosen to represent CHS at Girls State, where she was the runner-up in the Governor’s race, and also represented CHS at the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards.  As a Lion, Kelly competed on the Varsity swim team for two years and on the Varsity Equestrian Team for four years in the rodeo category.  Kelly has served CHS on the Student Council as Sophomore Class President, junior representative, and student body secretary.  She is also an active member of National Honor Society, FCA, and the newly formed service organization, Covington Rotary Interact Club.  She is also involved in the multimedia program as a part of the Jumbotron crew.  Kelly has represented CHS in the community, where she has volunteered at the Habitat for Humanity, New Heights Therapeutic Riding “White Tent,” Special Ed Prom and Special Needs Bocce Ball Tournament.  After graduation, Kelly plans to attend LSU in preparation for med school where she wants to become an OBGYN or Pediatric Oncologist.

Devin has also maintained an impressive 4.5 GPA while challenging himself with advanced courses, and he has been awarded the 3.5+ GPA award each of his years at CHS.   He serves on the Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council.  Last summer, Devin represented CHS at Rotary Youth Leadership Awards and was invited to return next summer as a counselor.  Devin has also won many awards at CDE in extemporaneous speaking, parliamentary procedure, meat evaluation, and forestry career development where he placed 4th in the area.  On the baseball diamond, Devin has competed as a Lion on the Varsity baseball team for 3 years as a catcher and second baseman.  Around campus, Devin serves as the president of the Covington Rotary Interact Club, and holds membership in the National Honor Society, FCA and FFA.  In the larger Covington community, Devin gives of his time and talents at Faith Bible Church, the Covington River Sweep, and the Special Olympics at CHS.  In his spare time, Devin also works part-time at Carousel Farms.  In college, Devin plans to major in mechanical engineering with a focus in aerospace engineering and hopes to pursue a career in the aeronautical field.

Congratulations to these deserving students, and thanks for the great example you both set for other students.  We know the future holds great things for you, and we wish you well on your journey!

December 2018

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School Students of the Month for December 2018.  The committee selects from a pool of students nominated by the faculty based on the traits of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character.  December’s Students of the Month are Brianna and Tristan.

Brianna is an honors student with a cumulative 4.5 GPA who has consistently challenged herself with advanced coursework in all subject areas:  gifted, honors, and dual enrollment.   She won the departmental award in Algebra II, and scored a perfect 36 on the English portion of the ACT.  Brianna earned certification as a First Responder and is CPR certified.  On campus, Brianna has been involved in the CHS Golden Silks, serving this year as that organization’s co-captain. Brianna also belongs to the Mu Alpha Theta Club and has served as its president for 2 years. In addition Brianna holds membership in the National Honor Society.  Brianna has volunteered in the community at the Food Bank and in the St. Tammany Parish Library System. Upon graduation, Brianna plans to attend Mississippi State and major in pre-med.

Tristan also excels as an honor student at CHS --with an amazing GPA of 3.7 and an ACT score of 27.  He has, throughout his career at CHS, chosen to take honors, AP, and dual enrollment classes, and has been involved in NJROTC, athletics, and theater.  Tristan has served as NJROTC platoon leader and has competed an a Lion on the football team.  However, Tristan’s greatest passion is for theater.  He was named the Talented Theater Underclassmen Student of the Year and has been chosen for the ACDA Regional and State Honor Choirs. In 2018, his One Act Play won 1st place at the Vonnie Borden Theater Festival and Superior at the Louisiana State Rally.   In 2017, his One Act Play placed 3rd.  In the CHS Theater program, Tristan has starred in productions such as Metamorphosis, Elf, and She Kills Monsters, among many.  He also holds membership in the National Honor Society and Next Generation Club.  After graduation, Tristan plans to attend Arizona State University and join the Arizona Army National Guard.

We are so proud of both of you, Brianna and Tristan, and want to thank you for all that you do for our school--- and for the example you set for other students.

January 2019

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School Students of the Month for January 2019.  The committee selects from a pool of students nominated by the faculty based on the traits of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character.  January’s Students of the Month are Meghan and Michael.

Meghan is an honors student with a cumulative 4.39 GPA and an ACT score of 27 who has consistently challenged herself with advanced coursework in all subject areas: honors, AP, and dual enrollment. Meg has certifications in Microsoft Powerpoint and Word, as well as Adobe Premiere.  She represented CHS at Girls’ State in June of 2018. On campus, Meg participates in many organizations, and can be found putting in the hours to get the job done.  As a 2-year member of Student Council and this year’s Senior Class president, Meg headed up the homecoming hall decorations and was featured as an artist.  She’s a three-year member of the dance team as well as a member of FCA and National Honor Society.  She finds time outside her extracurricular activities and academics to volunteer 25+ hours per year in the local community and hold down a part time job.  After graduation, Meg plans to pursue a degree in accounting at LSU.

Michael also excels as an honor student at CHS --with an amazing GPA of 4.08 and an ACT score of 29.  He has, throughout his career at CHS, chosen to take honors and dual enrollment classes, and has also earned Microsoft Word Certification and Adobe Photoshop certification.  He represented CHS well last summer at Boys’ State. Elsewhere on campus, Michael has distinguished himself as a 4-year Varsity member of the baseball Lions.  Michael is also a member of the National Honor Society.   In the Covington community at large, Michael volunteers his time and talents at the Miracle League Northshore where he served as a buddy for a baseball team of special needs kids.  Michael plans to attend LSU and major in engineering.

We are so proud of both of you, Meg and Michael, and want to thank you for all that you do for our school!  Best wishes to you for happiness and success in college!

February 2019

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School Students of the Month for February 2019.  The committee selects from a pool of students nominated by the faculty based on the traits of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character. February’s Students of the Month are Kaitlyn and Hunter.

Kaitlyn is an honors students who has excelled at AP, Honors, and Dual-enrolled classes her whole high school career.  Her 4.3 GPA and ACT score of 27 are evidence of her commitment to academics. She served on student council and has been a cheerleader all four years.  Kaitlyn is CPR certified.  She was named to Sweetheart Court and also belongs to FCA and NHS.  In the community, she volunteers her time at Grant’s Gift Foundation.

Hunter is also an outstanding student with a 4.0 GPA.  His ACT score is a 27, but he scored a 34 on the English portion of the test.  Hunters course load includes many AP Honors and Dual-enrolled classes as well.  On campus, Hunter devotes himself to the wrestling team and serves this year as its captain.  He has been named to the Wrestling All-parish and all-district 1st Teams and was awarded the Iron Man of wrestling as a CHS Lion.  He also belongs to NHS and volunteers his time at the Royal Family Kids Foundation and at his church where he participates in the youth group and serves on the long-range planning committee.  In his spare time, Hunter loves to play guitar.

Congrats to these two deserving students and best wishes for success in college!

March 2019

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School Students of the Month for March 2019.  The committee selects from a pool of students nominated by the faculty based on the traits of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character.  March’s Students of the Month are Holly and Trace.

Holly’s success here at CHS is evidenced by her amazing 4.2 GPA and her ACT score of 33.  She scored a perfect 36 in English and a near perfect 35 in Reading!  Throughout her high school career she has taken Gifted, Honors, and Dual-enrolled classes.  She belongs to the National Honor Society and is heavily involved in CHS’ Multimedia program.  She has photographed many events for CHS and has served on the Jumbotron team.  She is Adobe Illustrated, Photoshop, Premiere, Dreamweaver, and InDesign Certified.  After graduation she plan to attend college and pursue a degree in game engineering.

Trace also excels academically at CHS with a 4.1 GPA, an ACT score of 28, and an ASVAB score of 81. He has been enrolled in Gifted, AP, Honors, and Dual-enrolled classes throughout his college career.  He represented CHS at Boys’ State.  Trace has devoted much of his CHS career to the NJROTC program where he has distinguished himself in leadership and as a part of the CHS NJROTC Cyber Patriot team where his team was a Platinum Tier Finalist twice.  He serves as the unit’s Executive Officer this year hand has won numerous awards.  He also earned certification in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Cisco Computer Architecture, and Adobe Photoshop and Premiere.

Congrats to these amazing students and thanks for all you’ve contributed to the CHS community!

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