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CONYERS — Rockdale County Public Schools has announced the STAR students and teachers for each high school for 2021. The STAR (Student Teacher Achievement Recognition) award is a program of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators honoring the student in each high school with the highest SAT score who is also in the top 10 or top 10% of their class. That student selects a teacher as their STAR Teacher.

Rockdale’s STAR students and teachers for 2021 are as follows:

Heritage High School

STAR Student – Grant Preiss (heading to Auburn University, intending to major in physics)

STAR Teacher – Brett Creel, Rockdale Career Academy, Construction Instructor

Rockdale County High School

STAR Student – Christopher Johnson (heading to Georgia Southern University, intending to major in mechanical engineering)

STAR Teacher – Alisha Wheeler (Johnson’s elementary school teacher)

Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology

STAR Student – Ava Bailey (heading to Duke University, intending to major in physics)

STAR Teacher – Dr. Charles Garner

Salem High School

STAR Student – Alana Williamson (heading to Georgia State University Honors College, intending to major in biology)

STAR Teacher – Joseph Seymour Jr., Georgia State University Perimeter College

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I have been editor of the Rockdale Citizen since 1996 and editor of the Newton Citizen since it began publication in 2004. I am also currently executive editor of the Clayton News Daily, Henry Daily Herald and Jackson Progress-Argus.

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