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Juanita Jones of Mt. Vernon was named STARS Student of the Year during the annual STARS banquet on Tuesday night at Rend Lake College. Jones, a music major at RLC, also picked up an award for maintaining a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.99. STARS is a federal TRIO program designed to help students reach their goals of graduating and transferring to a four-year university.