Left, systemwide STAR student Anna Heape picked PCHS instructor Laura Douglas as her STAR teacher. Right, STAR student Lainie Smith selected CrossPointe Christian Academy instructor Scott Huckaby as her STAR teacher.
Pike County's STAR students this year excel in many areas, in addition to having the highest SAT scores in the county. Anna Heape and Lainie Smith were recently honored by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators for their outstanding academic accomplishments. STAR students must be seniors in the top 10 percent of their graduating class. They each selecte one teacher as their STAR teacher.