Ten Bibb Students Selected as Finalists for 2013 Governor's Honors Program | News
Ten District students were selected to participate in the 2013 Governor’s Honors Program.
Governor’s Honors is an annual four-week summer enrichment program for talented rising high school juniors and seniors, and is held at Valdosta State University. While there, students share the same commitment to learning and are given the opportunity to interact and exchange ideas under the guidance of the best instructors from around the state.
“The Governor’s Honors Program gives our highest performing students an opportunity to extend the depth of their learning according to their area of interest and expertise,” said Dr. Tandi Pressley, the District’s Director of Gifted/Advanced Academics.
This year’s finalists from the District include Central High School students Ryan Beckmann (Mathematics), Kelton Ellis (Social Studies), Luke Felty (Communicative Arts), Caroline Martin (Communicative Arts), Darby Mowell (Spanish), BreAnna Smith (Theatre Performance), and Thomas Young (French); Howard High School students Roland Brunner (Communicative Arts) and Ian Roughen (Social Studies); and Rutland High School student Tucker Preston (Executive Management).
Governor’s Honors is funded by the Georgia General Assembly and students participate in the program for free. This year’s program is scheduled for June 23-July 20.