Being selected as Covington High‘s Student of the Month is considered a very distinguished honor. Every month a committee of CovingtonHigh faculty unite to select two highly qualified senior students as the Student of the Month. Teachers look for leadership, character, citizenship, service, and scholarship qualities in choosing a student. August’s Students of the Month are Avery Collins and Matthew Fritscher.
Collins is the daughter of Derek and Season Collins. She has maintained a cumulative GPA of a 4.5. She has accomplished these grades all while challenging herself with honors, gifted, and duel enrollment classes. Collins also scored a 4 on the AP English and U.S. History exams, and has competed at literary rallies for both English I and Algebra II.
Collins was selected to represent Covington High at Louisiana Girls State, and received the Rotary Youth Leadership Award. She also earned the I Dare You award (a Leadership Reward), and has won the departmental award an astonishing seven times, as well as the perfect attendance award for two years.
At school Collins competes on the Lions’ swim team, represents her class as a member of the student council, and is a member of the National Honor Society. Outside of school Collins also volunteers her time at multiple different organizations.
Fritscher is the son of Matthew and Jamie Fritscher. He challenges himself with honors, duel enrollment, and AP classes, and scored an astonishing 31 on the ACT. Fritscher has competed in both state and literary rallies and has won the departmental award several times while at CHS.
Fritscher represented CHS at American Legion’s Boys State, was nominated for the national Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists Award, was nominated to participate in the National Youth Forum, and earned 4th chair overall in the Parish Honor Band.
On campus Fritscher is one of the school band’s drum majors, and is has been a member of the varisty baseball team for three years. Fritscher also volunteers at various different events that take place at Covington High.