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Henry County 2014 STAR Students Earn Recognition

HENRY COUNTY, GAThe Henry County Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee will recognize thirteen public and private high school seniors and their teachers 8am Thursday, February 27 at Eagle’s Landing Country Club.

Bible Baptist Christian School – Russell Almand

The 2014 student and teacher honorees, along with their families and school administrators, will be treated to breakfast and an inspirational message by Henry County Schools’ superintendent, Dr. Ethan Hildreth.

The Henry County STAR Students and Teachers are as follows:

Bible Baptist Christian SchoolRussell Almand (student), Kim Edwards (teacher)

Community Christian SchoolTaylor Martin (student), Salvatore Angelica (teacher)

Dutchtown High SchoolJonathan Duong (student), William Harris (teacher)

Eagle’s Landing Christian AcademyTiffany Dorsey (student), Jennifer Williams (teacher)

Eagle’s Landing High SchoolAshley Fleck (student), Gail Ballard (teacher)

Henry County High SchoolDavid Johnson (student), Capt. Steve Seal (teacher)

Locust Grove High SchoolBailey Mann (student), Marjorie Powell (teacher)

Luella High SchoolNicole Yingst (student), Dean Goldgar (teacher)

Ola High SchoolHanna Warlick (student), Lori Vincent (teacher)

Stockbridge High SchoolLuis Aleman (student), Gerard Petty (teacher)

Strong Rock Christian SchoolCarter Adkins (student), Angie Rice (teacher)

Union Grove High SchoolMeredith Davis (student), Katherine Barrett (teacher)

Woodland High SchoolAshlyn Oakes (student), Dr. Pat Faulkner (teacher)

The Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) Foundation, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, and the Georgia Department of Education sponsor the STAR program each year, with each local chamber of commerce performing the local recognition ceremony with sponsorship support from various businesses in the community.

In order to be selected as the STAR Student for one’s high school, a high school senior must have the highest score on the SAT and be in the top 10 percent or top 10 students of the class based on grade point average.

Each STAR Student selects a STAR Teacher, normally the one most influential to the student’s academic achievement.

Students and teachers honored at the school level then have the chance to compete for a system STAR title with winners progressing to one of eight regional competitions and ultimately a state level competition.

This is the 56th year for the STAR program, which has recognized more than 24,000 students and their teachers since its inaugural year.

For more information on the STAR Student Program at the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) Foundation, visit here.

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