Student Senate to Host Elf Camp Thursday


Mark Perkins, Contributing Witer

The Student Senate of Center High School is hosting the first annual Elf Camp on December 19 at the CHS campus for grades K-3. 


Elf Camp is a Christmas-themed field day designed to connect little Roughriders with high school students. Participants will take part in stations that are managed by on-campus organizations. Stations will include musical chairs, snowball bowling, face painting, pictures with Santa, and more.


Elf Camp is also accepting donations of canned food and toys at the CHS campus. The beneficiaries will include Shelby County Outreach and selected foster homes.


We would like to thank the following organizations, donors, and faculty members for aiding in Elf Camp’s creation. Elf Camp is a charitable day that was made possible by the following groups:


District Attorney Stephen Shires for donation of food and drink.


The participating organizations are listed below:


NHS, sponsored by Susan Penick


Spanish Club, sponsored by Mary Grisby 


Student Publications, sponsored by Sydney Brookshire


Art Club, sponsored by Joella Summerlot 


Culinary, sponsored by Jennifer Fausett and Courtney Mayfield 


Chaparrals, sponsored by Natalie Morse 


Theatre, sponsored by Christopher Watlington


Cheer, sponsored by Jordan Belrose


Student Senate would also like to thank Principal Matthew Gregory and the Center High School administration, Principal Inez Hughes from F.L. Moffett, and Principal Lana Whitworth from Center  Elementary. 


The CHS Student Senate is a group of elected representatives from each grade level. Members include senior Caroline Scull, senior Jessica Alvarado, senior Mark Perkins, junior Katelyn Duvon, sophomore Avery Snell, sophomore Obed Lopez, freshman McKenzie Jones. The CHS Student Senate is sponsored by Kaylin Burleson.