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STAR students, teachers recognized

Enterprise STAR Student Kinsey Dahlin and STAR Teacher Kathy McKone

Enterprise STAR Student Kinsey Dahlin and STAR Teacher Kathy McKone

Every year as part of the Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition Program, a STAR student is chosen among seniors for each high school. Those students go on to choose a STAR teacher who they feel made the greatest contribution to a student’s scholastic achievement.

Each student was recognized April 28 at the annual Education Celebration at the Jackson Convention Center in downtown Jackson. American College Test Scores and scholastic averages are compared to determine the school’s STAR Student.

STAR Students attending Mississippi State University are eligible to receive a $6,000 scholarship and students attending the University of Mississippi are eligible for an $8,000 scholarship at $2,000 a year.

For Bogue Chitto Attendance Center, Phillip Papisan is STAR Student, and Wendy Cawthorn is STAR Teacher.

For Brookhaven Academy, Morgan Barron is STAR Student, and Deanna Culbertson is STAR Teacher.

For Brookhaven High School, Daniel Clark is STAR Student and Krista Russell is STAR Teacher.

For Mississippi School of the Arts, Julia C. Moak is STAR Student and Rhonda Travis is STAR Teacher.

For Enterprise Attendance Center, Kinsey Dahlin is STAR Student, and Kathy McKone is STAR Teacher.

For Loyd Star Attendance Center, Brandon Cade is STAR Student, and Jan Delaughter is STAR Teacher.

For Wesson Attendance Center, Draven Coleman is STAR Student, and Albert Brown is STAR Teacher.

For West Lincoln Attendance Center, Mary K. Wallace is STAR student, and Lisa A. Covington is STAR Teacher


Graduation dates

May 13:

• Brookhaven Academy, 7 p.m.

May 19:

• Bogue Chitto Attendance Center, 6:30 p.m.

• Enterprise Attendance Center, 8 p.m.

May 20:

• Mississippi School of the Arts, 2 p.m.

• West Lincoln Attendance Center, 6:30 p.m.

• Brookhaven High School, 7 p.m.
Wesson Attendance Center, 7 p.m.

• Loyd Star Attendance Center, 8 p.m.

Correction: An earlier version of this story listed Coleman Draven with the last name first.