Fannin County High School student Colton Carpenter, left, and Mountain Area Christian Academy student Rebecca Helton, were special guests at the 2016 STAR Student reception on Feb. 22.
The 2016 Kiwanis Club of Blue Ridge STAR Student, Colton Carpenter, chose teacher David Henson as his greatest supporter during his high school years. Carpenter and Henson received their awards at the STAR recognition banquet hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Blue Ridge. Among those attending event were, from left, Fannin High School Principal Erik Cioffi, FCHS Counselor Tammy Roberts, Carpenter, and Henson.
Mountain Area Christian Academy’s 2016 STAR student nominee Rebecca Helton attended the annual Kiwans Club of Blue Ridge STAR banquet Feb. 22 with family and supporters. They included, from left, her father Tim Helton, mother Lucinda Helton, Rebecca, teacher Sandra Burlingame, and MACA Assistant Principal Nikki Shamblin.
Bryson Payne was the guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Blue Ridge STAR Student banquet on Feb. 22. He was the STAR Student 27 years ago and now serves as the Director of the Center for Cyber Operations Education at the University of North Georgia.

STARS NAMED

Fannin County High School senior Colton Carpenter was named the 2016 Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) student on Monday, Feb.

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