2007-03-14 / School & Sports

Alex Rentz is BHS STAR Student

(L-R) Col. Gary Breedlove, Principal Tommie Howell, Alex Rentz, Lauren and Berry Rentz (L-R) Col. Gary Breedlove, Principal Tommie Howell, Alex Rentz, Lauren and Berry Rentz Alex Rentz, son of Lauren and Berry Rentz of Bainbridge, is the 2007 STAR Student at BHS. He is also the Decatur County System winner and will go on to the regionals in Americus. Alex chose Colonel Gary Breedlove as his STAR Teacher.

A STAR Student must be a senior, have the highest score in one sitting on the new threepart SAT and be in the top 10 percent of his/her graduating class. This student selects the teacher he feels has been most instrumental in his academic development. Col. Breedlove is Alex's JROTC instructor. Alex currently serves as Corps Commander of the BHS JROTC.

Last summer, Alex was an honor graduate of Georgia Boys State in Statesboro. He also attended the Florida Air Academy's Summer Leadership Experience, where he was named Top Performer in his flight and a Distinguished Graduate. Recently, Alex was presented the Principal's Leadership Award by BHS Principal Tommie Howell.

Alex is the grandson of Peggy Powell-King and Steven King of Bainbridge and the late John C. Powell of Colquitt.

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