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2022 Governor's School Attendees
2022 Governor's School Attendees
Posted on 04/08/2022
Eighteen accomplished Buncombe County Schools (BCS) students have been accepted into the prestigious Governor’s School of North Carolina for 2022. This program is an annual academic residential program for high-achieving high school students. Those students are nominated by their schools and selected to attend by the Board of Governors. Students are chosen based on their academic or performing/visual arts aptitude. By: Breanna Hensley
BCS Communications Dept.

Eighteen accomplished Buncombe County Schools (BCS) students have been accepted into the prestigious Governor’s School of North Carolina for 2022. This program is an annual academic residential program for high-achieving high school students. Those students are nominated by their schools and selected to attend by the Board of Governors. Students are chosen based on their academic or performing/visual arts aptitude.

North Carolina’s Governor’s School holds the title of being the nation’s oldest statewide summer program for gifted students. This program is only available to rising seniors, and a few rising juniors in the performing/visual arts area. Only a total of 335 students throughout the state are selected each year to attend.

The students listed below will represent BCS for the 2022 year.

Anna Corbitt, A.C Reynolds High, Theater
Cassandra DeLoughery, A.C. Reynolds High, Social Science
Ash Marquis, Buncombe County Early College, English
Madilyn Deifell, Charles D. Owen High, Natural Science
Riley Johnson, Charles D. Owen High, Natural Science
Edgar Perez-Palacios, Clyde A. Erwin High, Natural Science
Abigail Przynosch, Enka High, Social Sciences
Darby Rhodes, Enka High, Natural Science
Allana Adams, North Buncombe High, Instrumental Music (Flute/Piccolo)
Katelynn Fagnant, North Buncombe High, Dance
Clara Monts, North Buncombe High, Natural Science
Charles Ford, T.C. Roberson High, Natural Science
Dhruvi Patel, T.C. Roberson High, Math
Catelyn Banks, Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr., Discovery Academy, Natural Science
Ruby Blue, Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr., Discovery Academy, Math
Olivia Lang, Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr., Discovery Academy, Dance
Sadie Moore, Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr., Discovery Academy, Natural Science Zoe Schruckmayr, Martin L. Nesbitt Jr., Discovery Academy, Instrumental Music (Flute/Piccolo)
Sydney Selmensberger, Martin L. Nesbitt Jr., Discovery Academy, Math

The Governor’s School will be held at two college campuses - Meredith College in Raleigh and another campus that has not yet been determined.

To learn more about the Governor’s School click here.
To learn more about the AIG (Academically/Intellectually Gifted Services) at BCS click here.

Buncombe County Schools is in the process of reviewing its website to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Buncombe County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs or activities and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and federal regulations to not discriminate in such a manner. This requirement extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its implementing federal regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator and/or the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education. The Title IX Coordinator's contact information is: Shanon Martin, shanon.martin@bcsemail.org, 828-255-5918, 175 Bingham Road, Asheville, NC 28806.

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