Trish Adams

Highlight Reel

2004 Unanimous Choice Award Recipient – Humanitarian of the Year – 14th annual LA Music Awards

In The Beginning…
Since its inception in 2002, STARSHINE ACADEMY has captured the attention of the community, garnered endorsements from educational leaders and legislators, and praise from the United Nations. STARSHINE ACADEMY is proud of the Awards and Honors received over the years and for the support from the many wonderful parents, students, community partners, and volunteers who have helped to create the right atmosphere for learning, positive thought, tolerance, and peace.

Awards have included:
AZLeads Circle of Honor
Recipient: StarShine Principal
Arizona Department of Education Spotlight on Success Award-Category: High School Renewal
Superintendent Tom Horne presented STARSHINE ACADEMY with this prestigious award for innovative implementation of Individualized Learning Plans for High School students.

STARSHINE ACADEMY hosted the 8th, 9th and 10th Annual United Nations North American Peace Pals Art Competition and Exhibition
Arizona Interfaith Movement Golden Rule Award
Category: Top Educator
Recipient: Patricia (Adams) McCarty
United Nations: Named STARSHINE ACADEMY One of the Best Examples of World Peace

STARSHINE ACADEMY Hosted the 8th Annual United Nations International Peace Pals Art Competition and Exhibition
Los Angeles Music Awards
Recipient: Patricia (Adams) McCarty
This award honored the founder of STARSHINE ACADEMY and the schools’ mission of providing an excellent education to at-risk students while supporting the community as well.

Rotary Leadership Camp Award