Coquese Washington

1989 Student Achievement Awards

Attends Central High School where, as a senior, she carries a 3.0 grade point average.

Athletic Achievement: She has participated in athletics since elementary school where she was the best in every sport in which she participated. Her best sport is basketball where she played four years with the AAU Team of Michigan. She helped lead Central Girls Basketball Team to its first District Championship. Coquese helped Central win its second consecutive District Championship. She also helped Central to one of its best ever winning seasons (20-4). Coquese has been the first and only player to play basketball on the varsity team for four years. During this time she has made the Flint All-City Basketball first team for three years. Her senior year (1988) she lead the city in scoring , assists and steals. Coquese is the only player in Central Girls Basketball history to do this. She made the Saginaw Valley first team, All-Saginaw Valley for three years, again the only player in Central history to do so. She also made the All-State first team her junior and senior year. Again making history. Coquese made the first team All-Dream Team of the Detroit News, 1988. She became Central’s leading All-Time scorer, setting records in assists and steals.

Coquese has played on the Michigan Championship AAU Team and went to the AAU National Championship in Florida and became the M.V.P. of the tournament. Her last achievement was to become the first player to ever sign a full ride to Notre Dame to play basketball.

Scholastic Achievement: Coquese has a 3.0 grade point average. She takes only college prep classes. She believes in excelling in the classroom as well as on the athletic field.

Extra Curricular Activities: At school she participates in the marching band, theater and pit orchestra, She was president of her freshman and sophomore class. She is a member of the Student Congress and the announcing clerk at her church. In the community she is youth president of her neighborhood block.

Other Information: Coquese is an all-around student who not only excels in academics but also in band. She has been in music since early elementary. She has been in the gifted program since elementary school and has done an exceptional job. She enjoys a challenge and always does outstanding work.