Previous STAR Scholars

STAR SCHOLARS 2014-15

 

Rebecca Gibb Scenes and Murals: From White Lake to Mexico City
Emily Heller

Stories that Teach: An Independent Study of the Life

and Works of H.C. Andersen

Gaile Randall Digging: Saving the Past for the Future-Balkan Style
Neferati Yancie Earth Mysteries: Stonehenge and Other Neolithic Holy Places

STAR SCHOLARS 2013-14

Johnson, Lisa Germany: World War II and The Cold War
Linam, Rebecca Fluency Through Immersion in History -- Germany & Spain
Lincoln, Paige                                               Change Your Latitude and Change Your Attitude -- British Columbia

 

STAR SCHOLARS 2012-13

Baker, Lynne Fairy Tales Really Do Come True -- Germany
Campbell, Rebecca Landforms Unlimited -- Hawaii
Coleman, J. Mark Prague: Where Eastern and Western Europe Collide -- Prague, Czech Republic
Faulkner, Julie Montserrat Mystery -- Montserrat Island
Graviet, April Costa Rica Nature Research Project
Jackson, Miranda                                          The Earth and Space Science of Hawaii
Kim, Cherie        Costa Rica Nature Research Project
Thompson, Ellen From Red Rock, Alabama to Ayers Rock, Australia
Weems, J. Starr Costa Rica: Life and Culture

 

STAR SCHOLARS 2011-12

Bird, Susan Walking on Hallowed Ground -- Normandy, France, & Bruges, Belgium
Castle, Celia Art History Comes Alive -- Italy, France, Spain
Driskill, Alicia Discovering American Writers: Go West, Students -- California
Hyatt, Stephanie Structures of Legend: A Study of the Places of Arthur -- Southern England
Hyche, Lacey Walking on Hallowed Ground -- Normandy, France, & Bruges, Belgium
Johnson, Elizabeth                                         Walking on Hallowed Ground -- Normandy, France, & Bruges, Belgium
Maniatis, Sondra          The Dark Years: World War II and Its Legacy in France -- Paris & Caen, France
Oglesby, Jennifer The Costa Rican Rainforest

 

STAR SCHOLARS 2010-11

Campbell-Busby, Kelly Tiberias Excavation -- Israel
Dennis, Jessica Reading Our Way Through the Rainforest -- Machu Picchu, Peru
Edmonds, William The Great Upheaval Through the Eyes of Longfellow: Evangeline, The Tale of Acadia -- Nova Scotia, Canada, & St. Martinville, Louisiana
Johnson, Talia Mythology and History: The Story of a Culture -- Greece
Jones, Shannon Amsterdam/Bergen-Belsen -- The Netherlands & Germany
Rider, Wendy Spanish Immersion Institute -- Embassy of Spain - George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Smith, Sandra                                                 Why So Much Life in the Rainforest? -- Madre de Dios, Peru
Williams, Amanda Japanuary: A Virtual Visit to the Land of the Rising Sun -- Japan
Wooten, Christopher To Roam in Rome -- Italy

 

STAR SCHOLARS 2009-10

Dickens, Daniel Cultural/Literary Influences During the Cold War & World War II -- London, Paris, Berlin
Hoeb, Sarah A Modern Woman with a Modernish View -- Paris
Lester, Stacye A Trip Through the Rainforest -- Costa Rica
Miroff, Chasidy A Friend Like Me, Across the Sea -- Athens, Santorini, Mykonos
Powell, J. Milton Conducting in Great Britain -- Sherborne, Dorcet
Purvis, Terrie Maestras Que Exploran La Cultura Española -- Costa Rica
Whitfield, Candace                                         
Belize Rainforest and Coral Reef Ecology

 

STAR SCHOLARS 2008-09

Ard, Micheal Journey to our Historical Roots -- Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Williamsburg, VA
Collins, Katie                    
Spanish Language Immersion -- Mexico
Holm, Sandra Painting Under the Tuscan Sun -- Italy
Holmes, Farrah Adventure in Spain: The Journey to a Bi-lingual Classroom
James, Haley Marie The New Zealand Numeracy Project
Muldoon, Kirsten International Conference of European Council for High Ability -- Czech Republic
Nelson, Denise Student and Teacher Appreciation of our Nation's Diversity -- South Korea
Smith, Pamela Summer Painting Institute in Tuscany, Italy
Summers, Melissa                                           
Language and Culture Immersion -- Mexico
Wood, Amy Spanish Language Immersion -- Mexico

 

STAR SCHOLARS 2007-08

Carter, Joanne                  
Story Book England
Hurst, Libby Literacy Coaching and Whole-School Reform -- New York
Irby, Kathy Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society and Holbrook Present: Fiji
Machen, Leslie Coral Reefs and Global Warming -- Fiji
May, Demetrica Spanish and Its Culture -- Guatemala
McMickin, Kenneth Scott                                 
Coral Reefs and Global Warming -- Fiji
Mosley, Rhonda A Rainforest Experience -- Costa Rica
Murphy, Barbara Spanish For Teachers -- Mexico
Nye, Trudy Spanish Language Immersion -- Costa Rica
Staubs, Melinda Pearl Harbor: History, Memory, Memorial -- Hawaii
West, Barbara Investigating Successful Literacy Instruction -- New Zealand
Young, Maria Geoscience/Kona Science Project -- Hawaii

 

STAR SCHOLARS 2006-07

Laurita, Paula    
The Holocaust in Italy
Leech, Rebecca iEARN World Conference -- The Netherlands
McGuffey, Lynn Literary Tour of England
Sweeney, Mary Virginia                                   
An Ecuadorean Experience: Language and Culture
Warren, Carolyn Painting Workshop -- Italy
Zupko, Sue Learning Through the Lens -- New Zealand

 

STAR SCHOLARS 2005-06

Andres, Kristie Foreign Language and Art Study Tour in Italy
Howell, Elizabeth             
Geoscience Study in Hawaii
Jacob, Tamara Art Education in China
Jones, Amy                                                       
Foreign Language and Art Study Tour in Italy
Jones, Linda Foreign Language and Art Study Tour in Italy
Whatley, Ann Foreign Language and Art Study Tour in Italy

STAR SCHOLARS 2004-05

Callahan, Cory European Lightning -- France, Spain, Italy
Clopton, Susan Connected Mathematics -- Arkansas
Coker, Marsha Study Tour -- Italy
Evans, Brandi Study tour -- Rome, Italy
Gill, Susan Global Artistic Travel Trip -- Tuscany, Italy
Grandy, Daria Study Tour -- South Africa
Harrison, Susanne University of Texas National Institute of Forensics
Hudson, Tricia Study Tour -- Italy
Lewis, Bradley Seventeenth Annual Jefferson Symposium -- Charlottesville, VA
Moore, Gary Florence Dance Cultural Center -- Florence
Naff, Stacie 2004 Summer Institute on Latin American Studies -- Yale University
Patel, Amy Fast Track Program for Teachers of Drama -- Roosevelt University
Reaves, Pat Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts and Raku Sculpture Workshop -- Asheville, NC
Thrasher, William CentroAmerica Spanish Academy -- Antigua, Guatemala
Whiteside, Barbara Marine Biology -- Florida
Wilkinson, Andrea Goethe Institute -- Berlin, Germany

STAR SCHOLARS 2003-04

George, Judy "Art Museum Trail" -- Maine
Glass, Heather                                                 
National Council for Teachers of Mathematics Conference -- South Carolina
Kennedy, Regina New York Stock Exchange Teachers' Workshop
Miller, David New York Stock Exchange Teachers' Workshop
O'Mary, Myriam 19th National Reading Styles Conference -- Texas