Deep Patel, son of Harshida Patel and Darshan Patel of East Dublin, has been awarded STAR Student recognition for East Laurens High School, Class of 2014. Deep has been accepted at Middle Georgia State College. On his choice of Terri Kerr, as Star Teacher, Deep stated “I personally felt that she is the most intelligent, nicest and most capable of all of my teachers at East Laurens. Mrs. Kerr said she has, “enjoyed teaching Deep in three of his Honor's Social Studies classes. Deep is an insightful and motivated student, always thinking and analyzing his response to material that is being presented to him."East Laurens is proud of both Deep and Mrs. Kerr for their commitment to education.