2017-02-16 / Front Page

STARs Burriss and Keiser to be honored at Chamber breakfast

W-WCHS senior Thomas Burriss has been named the 2017 STAR Student for Wilkes County and he has chosen his AP Government teacher Don Keiser as his STAR Teacher.

The pair will be honored at the annual Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce STAR Student/Teacher Breakfast next Tuesday, February 21, at 8 a.m. at The Jockey Club in its new location in the Fitzpatrick Hotel.

Tickets are available at the Chamber office on The Square for $13.

Burriss is the son of Trevis Burriss and Tracie Haughey of Washington. Keiser is a 27-year teaching veteran and was the W-W Tiger Head Basketball Coach for most of those years.

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