Several students in Webster Parish were rewarded for their commitment to their community.
Charles Bell, of Game Warriors, a community service program through gaming, recognized 12 students and three faculty members for their work with the program.
Students Taking Action Recognition, or STAR, awards are to recognize students who have contributed to their community, whether it be helping the elderly or providing a service to someone. They have helped the homeless, organized and participated in fundraisers and have helped underprivileged children.
“It’s to recognize the children who went above and beyond and not just getting recognized for scholastic awards,” he said. “These