|2017 Local STAR Sponsor Information|
Student Teacher Achievement Recognition
DATE: January 18, 2017
TO: LOCAL SPONSORS - STAR PROGRAM
FROM: Ann Stucke, Ph.D., PAGE Foundation President
Thank you for serving as a local STAR sponsor and honoring your outstanding 2017 STARS!
This information is very important and time sensitive. To assure us that you received this memo, please CLICK HERE to notify us immediately. Thank you!
Please note: You will receive items 1-2 in a mailing that will be sent to you on Jan. 18, 2017. Items 3-6 can be accessed ONLY online at www.pagefoundation.org/star.
1. HIGH SCHOOL STAR WINNER Forms with contact information, etc. for the schools that you sponsor.
The students and teachers listed on these information forms have now been officially declared STAR Winners. “SYSTEM WINNERS” are identified in the upper right corner of their information form.
2. AWARD CERTIFICATES for High School and System STAR Students and Teachers. If you need more, please contact our staff listed below.
3. SYSTEM WINNER LETTERS with IMPORTANT INFORMATION regarding the Region Event.
4. LOCAL STAR SCHOLARSHIP FORM – If you provide a local scholarship for your STAR student and would like it noted in the State PAGE STAR Banquet Program, please CLICK HERE and complete the requested information by March 10, 2017. CLICK HERE for example.
5. SAMPLE NEWS RELEASE and STAR INFORMATION FOR NEWS MEDIA FORMS – CLICK HERE to access “Sample STAR News Release and STAR Information for News Media” forms. Complete forms and provide to local media.
6. SCHEDULE OF REGION EVENTS – Be sure to inform System Winners of the date for their Region Event. CLICK HERE for a list of region events.
► LOCAL EVENT: In the event you contact your students and teachers directly regarding your local event, please be sure to advise school officials, i.e. counselors, principals, etc. of details as well. CLICK HERE to access the Local STAR Contact Check List.
► REGION EVENT: Your Region Chair will contact you about the Region Recognition Luncheon or Dinner to which you are to send your System Winners. Check with your System Winners, school counselors and principals regarding their attendance and RSVP to your Region Chair promptly. Reminder: Only students and teachers who are System Winners and their guests are to attend the Region Event. CLICK HERE to access the Student Presentation Guidelines.
► STATE PAGE STAR BANQUET: Held at the Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta on Monday, April 24, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. In March, you will receive banquet ticket brochures. If you have a Region Winner, you will be asked to sponsor your Region STAR Student(s) and STAR Teacher(s) to attend the state event. If not, please consider sending your STAR Students and Teachers to this special final STAR recognition banquet. Please view the short video from last year’s banquet on our website at: http://www.pageinc.org/mpage/PageTVstar
If you have any questions or need assistance, please call Lynn Varner or Veronica Sims at the PAGE office - 770-216-8555 or outside Atlanta 800-334-6861. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for all you do for your STARs.