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Mr. Eric Starr

My name is Eric Starr and I am a proud Tug Valley alum who wants to see the school grow and for my students to succeed.  I hold high expectations for both myself and each of my students in all their endeavors.  The courses that I offer are Civics, Contemporary Studies, AP World History:Modern, and Dual Credit U.S. History.


Some of my accomplishments throughout my career include: 

- Oversaw forty-nine students pass AP exams in AP Government, AP Human Geography, and AP World History

- Awarded Tug Valley High School's Teacher of the Year in 2018 and 2022

- Mingo County Teacher of the Year (2022)

- Having a 97% passage rate in seniors taking their mock citizenship exams since 2017

- Taking part in College Board's AP Reading in 2020, 2021, and 2023. 


I enjoy spending time with my fiance/family/friends/dog (Indy), world travel, running, and videogames. 


My planning time: 7th period, 1:25-2:10 PM.