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Chehalis Tribe Students of the Month Geraldine Youckton (9-12) Kelsey Bray (6-8) Tiera Garrety (K-5) Geraldine Kelsey Bray is in the 8 grade at Tiera Garrety is th Youckton is in Oakville Middle School. She currently in the 4 grade at th the 10 grade at has a 3.74 GPA. Griffn Elementary th Oakville High School, where she School. She In addition to her studies, Kelsey enjoys science, art currently holds a enjoys seeing her friends and playing and reading. GPA of 3.2. basketball, volleyball, and fast pitch. Her advice for Her advice for other She enjoys going others is to do is to listen to their to school, it gets your work. teachers, do their her going and homework and read is more ready After high every day. Some to learn. She school Kelsey qualities that make strives to make her parents proud. Geraldine’s plans to go her a successful student are she likes to learn; advice for others is to stay positive and believe to college to she likes to read and likes to stay after school in yourself because the more you believe in be a tattoo and work with her teacher. yourself the farther you will get, and not slack or nail artist, because your last two years in high school are or Geriatric She is Vice President of the Kindness Club at the hardest to make up. nursing. school. She is also involved with gymnastics, and takes hip hop, and ballet, and she was Geraldine enjoys playing fast pitch for her the mouse in last year’s performance of the school. From the Education Department: As a Nutcracker at the Washington Center’s for the reward for their commitment to school and performing arts in Olympia, Washington. After high school Geraldine plans on going to personal growth, each student of the month NWIC for Native American Studies and is also will receive a $50.00 gift card. After high school Tiera wants to go to college considering joining the Navy. Congratulations. Keep up the good work! at LSU in Baton Rouge, LA and to become a doctor. Attention Tribal Members: If you feel that your child should be nominated for student of the month, please contact Jodie Smith at jsmith@ or 360-709-1897. State the reason why your child should be considered. Deadline is the last Friday of each month. Youth Center Activities Provide Fun Activities for the Youth The Youth Center have been very we celebrated fve birthdays! are able to unite and pull off the come to the youth center and busy providing a variety of activities Our program celebrated with a sometimes challenging events/trips. interact with their children. for 2014. We had over 125 family swimming pool party having the It is honor to work with the children, Our program offers some fun members participated in the Tacoma traditional cake and ice cream. Of watching them play, grow, and learn activities throughout the week. Domes’ annual Monster Truck course, we sing happy birthday too! together. Rally. Our program didn’t provide Contacting the Youth Center transportation, because it encourages Other activities we treat the kids to Parents are always welcome to 360-273-9674. families to travel together enjoying a monthly visit to the local Dairy each other’s company and watching Queen. If your child is going, please Adults the Trucks race and performing sign and return their permission slip. and tricks with their powerful vehicles. children Families were seen yelling and Last but certainly not least, the enjoy cheering for their favorite driver and Youth Center and Youth Services making truck to win. Accidents happen but staff celebrated the Super Bowl treats roll-overs are a fan favorite. If you by throwing a mini party for the together go…always bring ear plugs. The kids! Not only do we have a World for roar of the engines are deafening. Champion SEAHAWKS, we have special world champion children. events We hold a monthly birthday at the celebration for our children who Working together twenty-fve youth attend our activities. In January children and education workers center. Page 10   
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