Student of the Month

2020-2021 School Year

March: McKenna Stephens
Hey everyone, My name is McKenna Stephens.
I am the daughter of Kim and Brian Stephens
and the granddaughter of Kathy and Gary Sr.
Colegrove as well as Pam and Gary Stephens.
I am ranked 7th in my class with a GPA of 3.60.
While in highschool I was a part of Native
American club (Vice President, Secretary),
Sea club, a junior member of Hoopa Auxiliary
post 415 as well as class representative my
senioryear. I also played 3 years of Softball and
2 years of Basketball. After highschool, I will be
attending the University of Hawaii at Manoa in
pursuit of a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry.
I plan on becoming a Pediatric surgeon in the
future. I would like to thank my family and
friends for being my support system throughout
the years.
February: Jada McCovey
Jada Sienne Tegemur McCovey is the daughter
of Dawn Blake and Pliny McCovey jr and the
granddaughter of George Blake, Anna Sylvia,
and Diana McKinnon. She is a member of the
Hoopa Tribe and a descendant of the Yurok
and Karuk tribes. Jada has a cumulative GPA
of 3.64. Throughout high school, Jada has
participated in two years of CSF, two years of ASB,
three years of volleyball, three years of basketball,
and two years of track. After high school,Jada plans
to attend a four-year university and from there bring
her degree back home to contribute to her
January: Mackenzie Brazil
Daughter of Kathie Brazil, Granddaughter of
Dorcas Marshall.  Cumulative GPA 3.55
Played basketball 2 years, Track 1 year
Enjoys reading, sports, and listening to music
Will be attending Humboldt State University
this fall to pursue a bachelor's degree. 
December: Brayn Matilton
I am the son of Irma and Page Matilton. The grandson of
Frank Fregoso, Maria Fregoso, Donna Matilton and the late
Ray Matilton.  I have a cumulative GPA of 3.77.  During
high school I played one year of golf.  I enjoy building things,
the outdoors, hanging out with my friends, and gaming.
After high school I hope to pursue a career as a Heavy
Equipment Operator.  I would like to thank my family, my
teachers and my friends for the love and support throughout
my life!
November: Ruby King
Ruby King is the granddaughter of Elsie (Tootsie) Gillespie
and Wayne King I, daughter of late Wayne King II, and the
niece of Kristen King, and Charla King. She is ranked third
in her class with a GPA of 3.91. While in high school she
has participated in ASB, CSF, and on the Orleans Karuk
Youth Leadership Council as Vice-Chairwoman. Ruby is
currently dual enrolled in College of the Redwoods. After
finishing high school she plans to attend a university in
hopes of pursuing a PhD in Psychology.
October: Beyonce Bussell


Beyonce’ is the daughter of Sunshine Jackson and the

late Benjamin Bussell Sr. She is the granddaughter of

Verla Jackson-Robbins and Rodney Robbins and

Yvonne “Dodie” Bussell and Jennifer and Darrell Mabry,

Sr. She is ranked 2nd in her class with a 4.02 GPA.

While in high school Beyonce’ has been involved in ASB,

participated in Volleyball, Basketball, and Softball, is a

member of CSF, and attends Coastline Community

College. Beyonce’ is currently applying at various

universities and is undecided on where she will be going

but plans to pursue a Masters of Science in Nursing.

She would like to thank her large support system for

always being there to get her to where she is today.



Septmeber: Emma Boykin


Emma Boykin is the daughter of Shawnna Conrad and

Slate Boykin, she is also the sister to Brent Boykin and

Aja Conrad. She is first in her class with a GPA of 4.11.

She has been a part of ASB and CSF for 3 years.

During high school she has participated in two years of

volleyball, one year of basketball and one year of softball.

Emma wants to graduate high school and go into a four

year university in the fall of 2021

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