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Morgan, Pollock are BCHS STARs

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POSTED: March 17, 2012 7:30 a.m.
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Lorri Strickland, left, and Laverne Scott with the Pembroke Lions Club stand with Bryan County High School senior Eric Morgan, English teacher D’Lee Pollock and principal Dawn Hadley after Morgan and Pollock were named STAR Student and Teacher.

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Bryan County High School senior Eric Morgan was recently named the school’s STAR Student for his shining performance on the Scholastic Aptitude Test.
His score of 2110 on the test helped him grab the honor, and though he said he wasn’t surprised, he was very happy about the recognition. He also said he was glad to be able to name D’Lee Pollock, BCHS English teacher, as his choice as the STAR Teacher.
“I was happy I got the scholarship because the money will help, but I was really glad I got to pick the teacher I thought really deserved it,” he said.
Pollock, who Morgan described as one of the best teachers he’d ever had, said she was honored when she found out she’d been selected.
“There is no greater reward in teaching than to be recognized by a student; after all, it is students who see you every day at your very best and at your very worst,” she said.
But Morgan said Pollock was an obvious choice.
“As a teacher, she just rose above and beyond,” he said. “She was more than an English teacher, she taught me more than what I was supposed to know.”
Morgan said Pollock was like a “second mom” to him, and that no matter what he needed, she was always there to help.

Read more in the March 17 edition of the News.

 

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