Submitted by Reeder Burch,
Former Pickens High School STAR Student, Dr. John Chastain, will be the guest speaker for the banquet. Chastain, a 1994 graduate of PHS, was the STAR Student of his class and chose his mother, Kaye Chastain as his STAR Teacher. Chastain is a physician in Atlanta.
This year the Optimists will recognize the PHS STAR Student and Teacher along with Nine STAR Finalists. Each student and teacher was given a questionnaire and below you will find responses from each of this year’s STARS.
The STAR Student for this year is Michael Land and the STAR Teacher is Mrs. Gail Culbreth.
The Star finalists who are all profiled in this week's print edition Pages 10A-11A are:
Jessica Bell - Susan Anderson
Jessica Bradley - Martha Kinney
Lauren Fann - Danny McCormick
Taylor Goble - Lynn Cantrell
Sara Rooker - Shea Byers
Emily Talley - Kevin Jacobs
Alberto Torres - Patrick Gallagher
Jamie Waterman - Carissa Parker
Carly Wood - Mary Land