STAR Student/STAR Teacher
Congratulations to WCCA’s STAR Student, Sydney Bryant and her STAR teacher, Mrs. Charlsie Jensen! These ladies traveled to Jackson today to attend the annual awards ceremony and luncheon. Sydney will attending Harding University in the fall and scored a 28 on her ACT. We are very proud of these Rams!
The Mississippi Economic Council and its M.B. Swayze Foundation sponsors the Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) Program in an effort to encourage scholastic achievement among the state’s high school students.
To be eligible for the STAR Student honor, a student may be a regularly enrolled senior or an approved dually enrolled student in an accredited public or private high school and or an accredited post-secondary institution. The student must be completing his or her last year of work and must be eligible to receive a diploma in the current school year. The student must have an overall ACT composite score of at least 25 and an overall average of 93 or above in selected subjects in the ninth, tenth, eleventh, and first-semester twelfth grades.