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Monteleone Technology Grant

Covington High teacher Kassie Dasher is the recipient of the L.P. Monteleone Technology Grant. Her winning activity called Sound, Science, Advertisement starts with the study of sound waves, how they travel, and how they have different frequencies. Students will learn how to create and manipulate sound waves using audio editing software, then produce radio advertisements about characters from The Odyssey. The results of the cross-curricular project will be posted online.
Pictured from right to left are Mrs. McCollum, Mrs. Dasher, Peyton Radecker, Taysha Downs, Olivia Chenevert, and Trisha Burrell.

Covington High students Kathryn Pennington and Chandler Dejean were awarded the Masonic Grand Lodge Honesty and Integrity Award.

Covington High teacher Payton Monteleone and his Agriscience classes were featured on LPB’s live electronic field trip, Think Again: Restoring and Protecting the Gulf Coast. The students were given a brief history of the Gulf of Mexico and were shown many of the benefits that Louisiana reaps because of the coast. At the conclusion of the field trip, a discussion session was held about coastal erosion and silt build up from the Mississippi river and how that affects Louisiana.

Covington High student Rachel Rickerson attended the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Foundation conference.

Covington High teacher Mr. John Thacker was selected as a 2011-2012 NASA Fellow. He attended a reception at Michoud with the four astronauts who flew the final space shuttle mission.

Covington High senior Bryan Haley was elected State FFA Parliamentarian
representing 10,000 state FFA members.

Covington High teacher Dr. Pat Edmiston has been selected as a Siemens STEM Institute Fellow for 2011. Chosen from among 4,000 educators nationwide, she is among the 69 participants who attended the Institute in late July in Washington, D.C.

Covington High School's Key Club recently held two fund raising drives at the Hwy 190 Winn Dixie in Covington. The funds raised will go to help the club defray the cost of the District and International Conventions as well as other service projects throughout the year. Pictured is Key Club member Jordan Talley.