The 2021 Star City School District Teacher of the Year is SCHS teacher and coach, Chris Jones. Coach Jones is a Star City alumni who has been teaching and coaching at SCHS since 2011. Jones teaches Human Body Systems and Human Anatomy, coaches track, serves as assistant high school football coach and head junior high football coach.
Coach Jones was nominated by coworkers, community members, and current students. He was praised for his willingness to go above and beyond for all students, one nominator saying “Coach Jones always works hard to make sure we completely understand the material and he will do anything for his students”. Jones was also praised for his positive attitude and representation of Star City Schools. “Mr. Jones gives so much to his school, the district, and his community. At SCHS he will get any materials a student needs and provide a positive attitude that shows others how to live. On the football field, he represents our district and his actions show others how a real man acts.”
Jones and his wife, LaTroya, reside in Star City. They have four children, AnDraya, CJ, Quinn, and Amilya who are all SCSD students. Congratulations Coach Jones!