STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - The best and brightest gathered in Statesboro at Georgia Southern University for the District Awards. Each student gathered at GSU for the highest SAT score in their school and in their country. They in turn picked a teacher who had influenced them the most. In the end, Casey Brand of Jenkins High School was named the District Star Student.
"It's just so much of a surprise but it's great for our school to have it two years in a row," said District 8 Star Student Casey Brand.
"It's just so much of a surprise but it's great for our school to have it two years in a row," said District Chair Jane Hagan.
It's important because these are our future leaders. One plans to be an engineer, another plans to be a doctor. They are our future and they should be recognized.