The PAGE Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program honors Georgia’s highest achieving high school seniors and the teachers who have been most instrumental in their academic development. STAR students must have the highest score on any single test date of the SAT taken through the November test date of their senior year and be in the top 10 percent or top 10 students of their class based on grade point average. The 2023 Bremen High School STAR Student is Yujean Shin and the 2023 STAR Teacher is Jason Fields. Senior Yujean Shin is the PAGE STAR Student for Bremen City Schools.
Yujean will graduate from Bremen High School having earned a total of 21 AP Credits. Additionally, Yujean will have four dual enrollment courses earned through Georgia Tech’s Distance Math Program. In addition to her Academic dedication, Yujean has been heavily involved in athletics, performing arts, and clubs. For the last four years, Yujean has been part of Bremen soccer, Concert Band, Mock Trial, and Literary programs. Yujean also currently serves as the co-section leader for the clarinet section for the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony. Yujean has earned many accolades for her achievement including National Merit Scholarship Finalist, Principal’s Roll, AP Scholar with Distinction, and finalist in mathematics for the Governor’s Honors Program. After graduation, Yujean plans to obtain degree in mathematics to pursue a career in math research and academia.
Yujean selected BHS teacher Jason Fields as the STAR Teacher. Coach Fields has been Yujean’s teacher for AP Microeconomics, AP Macroeconomics, AP Psychology, and AP US History. Coach Fields has also been Yujean’s Soccer Coach throughout high school. Yujean says, “I have enjoyed each class because of his clear enjoyment of the material and his desire to spread that to others.” Coach Jason Fields is a twenty-three year veteran teacher and has been selected as a STAR Teacher four times.
Yujean Shin and Jason Fields were recently honored at BHS as the STAR Teacher and Student. Both will be recognized at a regional banquet in March and locally at the Bremen Rotary meeting in April. Congratulations Yujean Shin and Jason Fields.