City, county STAR Students, Teachers named; tie for county titles

There was a tie for the county title Tuesday when the Gainesville and Hall County STAR Students and Teachers were named.

The county honors go to student Joshua Warren of Flowery Branch High School with STAR
Teacher Richard Herndon and from East Hall High, STAR Student Colton Howell with STAR Teacher Daniel
Stainback. The Gainesville winners are STAR Student Joseph Alvarez of Gainesville High and STAR
Teacher Chandra Karnati.

They all will now compete for region honors and the right to move on to the state competition. The University of North Georgia’s College of Education will host the Region 2 event March 22. Region 2 consists of 12 counties or school systems: Dawson, Fannin, Gainesville City, Gilmer, Habersham, Hall, Lumpkin, Pickens, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, White, and Mountain Ed. Charter School