Our Star Student this week is a driven 9th grader who wants to carry out a tradition in her family and work in the medical field later in life.

Tekoa Academy student Tiara Garrick's teachers just can't say enough good things about Tiara Garrick.

"She's an example to other students of what a good student is," said teacher Nadria turner.

Tiara is a straight A student, in class on time, ready to work regardless of the subject matter.