The STAR (Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2015-2016 school year by The Mississippi Economic Council’s (MEC) M. B. Swayze Foundation has announces the STAR (Student-Teacher Achievement 2 selected on the basis of academic excellence.  Both American College Test scores and scholastic averages are compared to determine the school’s STAR Student, explained Vickie Powell, Senior Vice President of Foundations for MEC.

“The STAR program encourages and promotes academic achievement among Mississippi’s high school seniors.

Each STAR student is asked to designate a STAR teacher, the teacher who has made the greatest contribution to the student’s scholastic achievement.

Jessica Ingram was named STAR student at Collins High School and her STAR Teacher  was Jan Rowzee.  Jessica is the daughter of Tasha and Doug Ingram of Collins.