A Savannah-Chatham County Public School student tied for
top honors at this year’s Annual STAR Student and STAR Teacher recognition
luncheon. Islands High School Senior
Caroline Adkins was honored along with Caitlinn Ellis of Savannah Christian
Prep. Adkins chose to honor Ms. Megan Heberle as her STAR Teacher.
The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition program seeks
to showcase academic excellence among public and private high school students.
Each year across the state of Georgia,
STAR students and STAR teachers are honored by their schools and receive
special recognition in their communities from civic organizations and businesses
that serve as local sponsors of the STAR program. Those recognized receive the opportunity to
continue to regional and state level competition.
The factors considered in naming the STAR student are class
rank and SAT Scores. The student then
chooses to honor a teacher who has been influential in their education as their
The Chatham County event is held each year by the Kiwanis
Club of Savannah. Corporate sponsors of
the event include, Kinder Morgan, Reese & Company, Bernard Williams, Hussey
Gay Bell, and Rody’s Audio Warehouse.
To see the complete photo gallery from the event click here.