The Mississippi Economic Council and its M.B. Swayze Foundation sponsors the Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) Program in an effort to encourage scholastic achievement among the state's high school students. St. Andrew’s has four STAR Students in the Class of 2019 who were recognized – Allen Ryu, Ishan Bhatt, Julia Mitchell, and Henry Sanders. Each student selects a faculty mentor as their STAR Teacher. Allen selected John Applegate, Ishan selected Jharick Shields, and both Julia and Henry selected Donna Patrick.