Nelson, Nisbet named STAR student, teacher
Senior Ty Knute Nelson has been named the STAR student for 2017 at Jones County High School, and he has selected Greg Nisbet as his STAR teacher.
Nelson said he was surprised to be the school’s honoree.
“I’m really happy but was not expecting it,” he said. “I’m thankful for all the teachers here and my fellow students who have helped me to be a better student.”
Nelson is the son of Randy and Marnie Nelson and has two younger sisters, Anna and Lili.
To be selected, a senior must obtain the school’s highest score on a single test date on the three-part SAT and be in the top 10 percent or top 10 students in their class, based on grade point average.