CHS Students: Students of the Month

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Students of the Month


Student of the Year

Congratulations to Aaron for being selected as Covington High School's Student of the Year!

Posted: 11-03-21


October 2021

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School Students of the Month for October 2021.  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 Trilby and Aaron.

Trilby 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. Trilby received English II Department Award as well as the Judges Award at the State VEX Robotics last year with the Robotics Team.  She was honored with and Appointment at the US Air Force Academy Summer Seminar last summer as well as with a Girl’s State Nomination. She received 1st Place in Louisiana State Science Fair in Plant Sciences in her Freshman year and Co-authored a Research Poster on the Drowned Forest Project which will be Presented at the American Geophysical Union 2021 Conference. She worked with the Drowned Forest Project on the Gulf coast last summer. On campus, in addition to the Robotics Team- for which she serves as the Secretary/treasurer, she belongs to the Environmental Science Club, and National Honor Society where she also serves at the secretary. Trilby also loves music and belongs to the Advanced Choir- where she has performed in the ensemble in CHS musicals: The Secret Garden, Babes in ToyLand, & Holiday Extravaganza.  She also participated in the CHS Talent Show and played piano w/ band. In the greater Covington Community, Trilby gives of her time as Music Leader for Youth at Church, in Operation Christmas Child. Performing Water Quality Testing, and as Vacation Bible School Volunteer.  She also donated 12 inches of hair to Locks of Love.  Trilby dreams of a future in aerospace engineering and flying planes.

Aaron also challenges himself with the toughest academic classes that CHS has to offer and he excels in each one.  Aaron was named a National Merit Semi-Finalist, based on his high achievement on the PSAT. He was also chosen Boys State Delegate and awarded Best in Geometry, Best in English I, and Best in Spanish I.  He was selected as a Literary Rally Participant in both his sophomore and junior years.  He has also been named 1st Chair All-State, District, and Parish Honor Band for the French Horn.  He serves on the Superintendent Student Advisory Panel for 3 years and has 12 Years Perfect Attendance.  Another academic challenge Aaron embraces is balancing his very extensive extra-curricular activities with his academics.  He is involved in multiple CHS bands, tennis, student government, scouting, and church activities.  Many students could not handle the level of involvement that he maintains while pursuing his academics so wholeheartedly.  He not only does both, but excels at both, being chosen as Drum Major in band and captain of the tennis team, in addition to his extensive list of involvement and honors at church-- and earning the rank of Eagle Scout. After graduation, Aaron intends to pursue a degree in music and business, possibly at BYU. 

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

November 2021

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School Students of the Month for November 2021.  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 Torence and Parker.

Torence has been an honor student her entire CHS career, earning a 4.6 overall GPA while enrolled in honors, AP classes. She currently has a 31 on the ACT. She was nominated for HOBY and Girls’ State. Torence has served CHS on the Student Council as Art Coordinator for 4 years. She is also an active member of National Honor Society as Historian, 409 Studios, and the CHS Theatre Program.  She participates in the Multimedia Program as a part of the Jumbotron crew and as a Varsity Football photographer.  Torence cheered in her freshmen year, and is a member of the Dancin’ Darlin’s this year.  Torence’s passion is dance and she has devoted herself to ballet for the past two years with the Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts and New Orleans Ballet Theatre.  She participates with that organization as a ballerina and a teacher’s assistant, and this past summer was chosen to dance at the New Orleans Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive. Torence has represented CHS in the community, where she has volunteered at the Miracle League, Men Who Cook, the Channel 13 Summer Camp, and Special Needs Bocce Ball Tournament.  After graduation, Torence plans to attend Yale or Columbia and pursue a career in dance or performing arts.

Parker has also maintained an impressive 4.5 GPA while challenging himself with advanced courses across the curriculum, and he has been awarded the Honor Roll award each of his years at CHS. He also has a 33 on ACT. He also received the Perfect Attendance Award in band in each of his years at CHS. Parker holds membership in National Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honor Society.  Parker is also an accomplished musician who belongs to the Talented Music Program.  In the Marching Lion band, Parker has played trumpet for the past 4 years, this year serving as a section leader.  He also plays in the Jazz Band, both piano and trumpet, as well as the Wind Symphony. He qualified for District Honor Band and received a Superior rating at the National Federation of Music Clubs competition.  In the community at large, Parker devotes his time to volunteering at Special Olympics, playing piano at nursing homes, and proctoring honor band auditions for junior high schoolers.  He also participates in Boy Scouts. Next school year, Parker plans to be at college pursuing a degree in engineering at Louisiana State University.

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 2021

 

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School Students of the Month for December 2021.  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 Lindsay and Kristian.

Lindsay is an honor student with a cumulative 4.36 GPA.  She has consistently challenged herself with advanced coursework, and scored an amazing 30 on the ACT.  She has been awarded the A+ Attitude award as well as the “A” Average Medal. Lindsay participates the CHS community a member of the National Honor Society, the Environmental Science Club, and Talented Art.  On the playing field, Lindsay competes for CHS as a 4-year member of the Lady Lion varsity softball team.  Lindsay is an active member of the Coquille Softball community where she has played and coached her whole softball life.  Scouting also hold a special place in Lindsay’s heart.  She has earned the rank of Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador.  In the greater Covington community at large, Lindsay volunteers her time with Keep Covington Beautiful at the Arbor Day and paper shredding events, and also with the Environmental Science club planting trees and water testing.  Lindsay balances all of her academics and extra-curriculars along with her part-time job at Pat’s Seafood. After graduation, Lindsay plans to attend Southeastern and major in biological sciences.

Kristian also excels as an honor student at CHS.  He has, throughout his career at CHS, chosen to take honors, gifted, AP, and dual enrollment classes, and is also involved in Talented Music.  He has been awarded the 3+5 GPA Award every semester at CHS, has experience with Photoshop, and has learned a basic knowledge of the Russian language in his spare time.  As an active member in the CHS community, Kristian plays trombone with the CHS Marching Lions, as well as serving as the section leader.  He was named to the Parish and District Honor Bands, and has held First Chair on both the trombone and bass trombone. As a result of his academic success and musical achievement, Kristian is a member of The National Honor Society and the Tri-M Honor Society.  Kristian has also represented CHS at Literary Rally.  In the Covington community at large, Kristian belongs to the Covington Community Band and is active in the Boy Scouts of America.  He also works summers as a counselor at the YMCA. Ultimately, Kristian plans to be a lawyer, but will begin that journey by pursuing a undergraduate degree in criminal justice or pre-law after graduation in May.

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

January 2022

Each month, a committee of teachers and staff gather to select a CHS Senior as Student of the Month on the basis of academics, involvement in our school and the community, leadership, and character.  January’s Students of the Month are Madison and Kellen.

Madison hopes one day to be an architect, and works hard as an honor student--with a 4.46 GPA -- to build her credentials in honors and other advanced classes.  She has represented CHS at Literary Rally, winning first place in the Art Division, and she also was chosen as a HOBY Participant.  On campus, she is a four-year member of the CHS Track and Field team, competing in javelin and discus, and was awarded for her performance in Varsity Cross Country.  She also belongs to The National Honor Society and the National Art Honor Society. Madison manages all this in addition to working part-time in the community.

Kellen is also an honor student with 4.41 GPA.  He has challenged himself with honors, AP, and DE courses across the curriculum. On campus, Kellen has competed on the CHS Varsity Baseball and Basketball teams.  He has won many athletic academic awards in his years at CHS.  He also holds membership in National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. In the greater Covington community, Kellen volunteers with the First Baptist Church Vacation Bible School and Miracle League as well as participating in holiday toy drives with his team. After graduation, Kellen plans to pursue a degree in engineering with a minor in entrepreneurship. 

Congratulations to these deserving students, and thanks to both of you for all that you’ve given to CHS.  We are proud of you and wish you every success in happiness in the future!

February 2022

Each month, a committee of teachers and staff gather to select two CHS Seniors as Students of the Month on the basis of academics, involvement in our school and the community, leadership, and character.  February’s Students of the Month are Savannah and Jacob.

Savannah works hard as an honor student--with a 4.3 GPA -- to build her credentials in gifted, honors and other advanced classes.  She has represented CHS at the Vonnie Borden Speech Festival, receiving a superior rating in the Original Oratory and Dramatic Duo categories, and she also was chosen third place in the Poetry Out Loud competition here at CHS.  On campus, Savannah is a four-year member of the CHS Talented Theater department, serving as everything from stage manager, as she did in Hamlet in 2020, to performing Paris in Romeo and Juliet and Kvashnya in The Lower Depths.  She received the Gypsy Robe in Parallel Lives. She also belongs to The National Honor Society.  Out in the community, Savannah is a Girl Scout and gives of her time and talents to the Big Sky Cat Ranch, Black Wolf Charity Event and mission and VBS work with her church.  After graduation, Savannah plans to pursue a degree.

Jacob is also an honor student with 4.0 GPA.  He has challenged himself with honors, AP, and DE courses across the curriculum. He represented CHS at Louisiana Boys’ State and was a HOBY Leadership attendee. He currently serves as Senior Class President. He is a two-time Poetry Out Loud State winner, and a second place finalist at the state level at the Vonnie Borden Speech Festival.  On campus, Jacob has devoted himself to the Talented Theater and Music programs. Most recently, he performed as Beethoven in Meeting of the Minds, but has also played Lancelot in Camelot and Christopher in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime.  He received the Gypsy Robe for  Curious Incident and CLAPS 2021. He also holds membership as Parliamentarian in National Honor Society and has taught himself guitar. In the greater Covington community, Jacob has volunteered with the PRIDE troupe, Miracle League, and in maintenance at Fifth Ward Jr. High. After graduation, Jacob plans to pursue BFA in musical theater.

April 2022

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School’s Students of the Month for April 2022.  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 Hanna and Joshua.

Hanna is a CHS honor student whose coursework includes many honors and dual-enrollment classes.  Her 4.24 GPA is evidence of her intelligence and commitment to excellence, as is the fact that she has been on the Honor Roll all of her semesters at CHS.  She has held membership in National Honor Society, The Environmental Club, and the Foreign Language Club.  Hanna represented CHS at Literary Rally twice for Spanish. She is also certified in CPR, Basic Life Support, and EMR.  Around campus, Hanna devotes much of her time to CHS NJROTC where she shines as a leader.  She has been a member of the group for 3 years at CHS and was named Administration Leading Petty Officer in her junior year.  She received the Honor Cadet ribbon twice and was the Honorary Cadet of the 4th quarter.  She has received multiple awards as well.  In the community, Hanna has volunteered her time with her church, and collected food for the food bank, in addition to many off-campus volunteer activities associated with NJROTC.  After graduation in May, Hanna plans to attend a 4-year university and pursue a degree in engineering in hopes that she can ultimately make robotic prosthetics.

Josh is an honor roll student who has challenged himself with honors, AP and dual enrollment classes during his CHS career.  His GPA, over a 4.0 weighted, are testimony to his academic excellence. He is certified in Dreamweaver Web Design and Adobe Photoshop, and is interested in drawing.  Josh is a 4-year member of the CHS Varsity Baseball team and also belongs to FCA and National Honor Society.  In the larger Covington Community, Josh has helped out with raising money and purchasing Christmas gift for the under-privileged.  After graduation, Josh looks forward to college life, and working towards a degree while playing baseball at Centenary College.

Congratulations to these two amazing CHS students! We are proud of you, and we thank you for the excellent example you set for your peers.

May 2022

A committee of CHS teachers met to choose the Covington High School Students of the Month for May 2022.  The committee selects from a pool of students nominated by the faculty based on the traits of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character.  May’s Students of the Month are Alexandra, Skylar, Aaron and William.

Alex has been an honor student her entire CHS career, earning a 4.2 overall GPA while enrolled in honors and AP classes across the board, and in her senior year is taking English 101/102 and DE EMR, dual enrollment classes for which she will receive college credit.  She is also certified in CPR and EMR and earned certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist.  Alex represented CHS at Literary Rally in English and has won livestock competitions with her Yorkshire pig as well as oration contests.  In addition, Alex participates Talented Art and holds membership in the National Honor Society. She is a past member of The Environmental Club and FFA.  In the community, Alex has volunteered at New Zion Church painting faces, at her local fire department’s Red Bean cook-off, and planting trees for the Environmental Club.  Alex founded her own small business online selling crocheting plushies and custom crochet items which she makes herself. After graduation, Alex plans to attend college to pursue a career in medicine, possibly in dermatology.

Skylar has also maintained an impressive GPA, 4.5, while challenging herself with advanced courses in every subject area, including dual-enrollment English and Math classes.  Skylar’s ACT is a 28, with a 31 in reading. She received the A+ Attitude Award and the Digital Media I and II Departmental Award.  Skylar has distinguished herself as a member of the National Honor Society and 409 Studios where she is a photographer and videographer at after-school events.  In the Covington community, Skylar donated her time and talents to the Covington Food Bank. She also holds a part-time job at Stone Creek Club and Spa. Once her career at CHS ends, Skylar plans to attend Southeastern and get a master’s degree in Education.

Aaron is an honor student who consistently chooses accelerated coursework in every subject area.   His GPA is 4.14, and his ACT is a 29, with a 32 in science. As you’d expect, he is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Tri-M Music Honor Society.  Aaron is a 4 year member of the CHS Marching Lions, and has played percussion in the Symphonic Band and Wind Symphonies. This year, he serves as a Band Officer.  He received the Perfect Attendance Award in band, as well as First Chair, and Bronze Chunk Master.  In the community at large, Aaron earned the rank of Eagle Scout through Boy Scouts of America.  He also played Rec baseball and has volunteered at his church youth group, VBS, and through National Honor Society. Aaron is also an avid hunter and fisherman.  After graduation, Aaron plans to attend college and major in engineering.

William has also distinguished himself as an honor student, excelling in Honors and AP English, science, social studies and math courses, even taking dual-enrollment pre-calculus to receive college credit. In our CHS community, William has been involved in the National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, and the Robotic Team, which has had great success in competitions in the past few years.  It’s music, however, that is William’s passion and where he shows exceptional aptitude.  He has played with the CHS band all 4 years and been honored with perfect attendance award once. Out in the Greater Covington Community, has given of his time at Relay for Life and as a blood donor. William plans to attend Southeastern University after graduation and pursue a degree in Pharmacy.

Congratulations to these deserving students.  We wish you well in the fall semester in college and in all the wonderful things that will come your way!


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