Courtney Desiraye Jackson will celebrate her 11th birthday on Nov. 20. She attends West Whitesburg Elementary School and is a member of the academic team. She is also a member of the Cougar Cubs dance team. Her parents are Donald and Daisy Jackson of Kingscreek. She is the granddaughter of Cleo Roark, also of Kingscreek, and the late Burnett Hogg.