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Chehalis Tribe Students of the Month

Ray Lopez (9-12) Samuel Starr-Wright (6-8) Kaylena Delgado (K-5)

Ray Lopez Samuel is an 8th grader at Oakville Junior High Kaylena
just graduated and will be moving into high school, taking Delgado is
from Oakville with him a GPA of 3.93. a fifth grade
High School. student
He ended his Samuel’s advice was very clear. “My advice at Grand
year with a 2.85 to my fellow classmates and the qualities that Mound
GPA. make me a good student are the same. Use Elementary.
your time wisely and be sure to turn in work
When Ray was that is the best you can do.” Also, “You always Her favorite
in school he have time to do your work the right way if you subject at
liked that he organize it right.” school is
was able to play Science, “I
sports. His favorite subject is English. It is the class like doing all
were the teacher challenges him the most and the cool experiments.” She also enjoys reading.
He was a successful student because he didn’t being challenged in school makes him grow as Her favorite book is “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.”
want to have bad grades. a student. Kaylena believes that paying attention to the
teacher, not talking when the teacher is talking;
His advice for other student is to stay on track Samuel is involved in sports for every season. completing her work are qualities that make her
of your school work and don’t fall behind. He plays baseball, basketball and football. In a successful student.
fact, Samuel was brought up to the high school
When he was in school he enjoyed playing level this past season because of his skill and Some advice that she would give to other
baseball and basketball. ability on the field. He was earned the Joshua students to become successful is to pay
Michael Gillie award for outstanding academic attention to the teacher and turn in your work
Ray was selected to participate in the and athletic achievement. on time.
International Down Under Sport; he will be
going to Australia on July 13-24, representing Samuel plans to attend Oregon University after Kaylena is excited to participate in band and
Pacific Conference Boys Basketball Team completing high school but is the first to admit Cheer leading next school year.
Washington. that at his age he isn’t sure what he plans on
studying. “When I decide, I will gain all the After Kaylena graduates from high school,
Ray will be attending Lower Columbia College education I can to get a job and build a career.” she would like further her education and
where he is going to be playing baseball. attend, “The school where the Huskies play!”
Mr. Starr Wright looks up to Ken Griffey Jr., (University of Washington).
Attention Tribal Members not only for his Hall of Fame career but also for
his work with charity and good will. Samuel Youth in
If you feel that your child should be is an upstanding member of his community
nominated for student of the month and tribe. Action
next school, please contact Jodie Smith We should
at or 360- all not only Steesha McJoe
709-1897. congratulate holding her
him in the
State the reason why your child should present but trophy proudly.
be considered. Deadline is the last keep an eye She plays for
Friday of each month. on his future. the Enforcers
He is a rising 12U Fast
Starr… pitch team in
Centralia. Last
From the Education Department May they played

Congratulations. As a reward for their commitment to school and in the Chehalis
Keep up personal growth, each student of the month will B Bash,
receive a $50.00 gift card.
the good work! winning the

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