VIDEO: 2023 Star Teacher-Student Awards Ceremony

  • Ceremony honors Star Teachers and Star Students in the Class of 2023

    The Star Teacher-Student Awards ceremony for the Class of 2023 was held on Thursday evening, April 27 at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.  The recognition program was presented by Gaston County Schools and sponsored by The Gaston Gazette.

    Each high school had the opportunity to choose an outstanding senior in the Class of 2023 as the school’s Star Student.  During the ceremony, the Star Student honored the Star Teacher who had a significant influence on the student’s educational career.

    Below are the Star Teacher-Student Awards honorees:

    Ashbrook High School – Star Teacher Ashley Rimmer selected by Star Student Alan Archer

    Bessemer City High School – Star Teacher Matthew Denham selected by Star Student Jersey Beattie

    Cherryville High School – Star Teacher Sidney Cole selected by Star Student Joseph England

    Stuart W. Cramer High School - Star Teacher Chad McAlister selected by Star Student Lyndie Humphrey

    East Gaston High School – Star Teacher Hannah Waters selected by Star Student Ryleigh Estby

    Forestview High School – Star Teacher Genevieve Comer selected by Star Student Ariana Tsehaie

    Gaston County Virtual Academy – Star Teacher Payton Cole selected by Star Student Reagan Martin

    Gaston Early College High School – Star Teacher Megan Hibberts selected by Star Student Payton Eaves

    Highland School of Technology – Star Teacher Kymberly Showers selected by Star Student Olivia Apple

    Hunter Huss High School – Star Teacher Carrie Baskett selected by Star Student Lauren Moonie

    North Gaston High School – Star Teacher Anna Slentz selected by Star Student Lidea Falls

    South Point High School – Star Teacher Melissa Glover selected by Star Student Henry Eisenhuth

    Webb Street School – Star Teacher Mary Ann Bridges selected by Star Student Jayden Sanders

    Click on the name of the school to read the Star Student’s essay about his/her Star Teacher.

    Click here for a PDF of the program.

    Click here for a PDF of the Star Teacher-Star Student page in The Gaston Gazette.

    The ceremony was recorded, and it premieres on Spectrum Cable Channel 21, the Education Station for Gaston County Schools, the week of May 15-21.  Airtimes are 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. each day. The ceremony will re-air on TV at various times this summer.