2022-2023 Star Student & Star Teacher

Established by the Mississippi Economic Council in 1965, the purpose of the STAR program is to recognize outstanding students & teachers in Mississippi through its Education Celebration. The theme this year is: The Pursuit of Excellence. Jeremy will be honored during the annual Education Celebration on April 13, 2023, at the Clyde Muse Center, in Pearl, MS. 
Melanie Bean was designated as STAR Teacher. Over 600 STAR Students and STAR Teachers will receive recognition from MEC’s M.B. Swayze Foundation at the Celebration. The top 20 STAR Students –The ALL-STAR Scholars – will receive scholarships and their STAR Teachers will receive awards provided by the Kelly Gene Cook, Sr. Charitable Foundation. The highlight of the Education Celebration will be the naming of the
Mississippi ALL-STAR Scholar for 2022-2023 school year, winner of the coveted $24,000 Cook Foundation Scholarship.