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Thirteen Accepted to 2018 Governor's School
Thirteen Accepted to 2018 Governor's School
Posted on 04/17/2018
Thirteen accomplished Buncombe students have been accepted to the prestigious Governor's School of North Carolina.

By: Benjamin Rickert, Communications Department

Thirteen accomplished Buncombe County Schools students have been accepted to the prestigious Governor's School of North Carolina for 2018, which is an annual academic residential program for high-achieving high school students. Participants are selected by the program's Board of Governors, based on nominations by their school systems for academic or performing/visual arts aptitude.

 

"The Governor's School of North Carolina is a five and one-half week summer residential program for intellectually gifted high school students, integrating academic disciplines, the arts, and unique courses," states the official Governor's School of North Carolina website. "The curriculum focuses on the exploration of the most recent ideas and concepts in each discipline, and does not involve credits, tests, or grades... The program is administered by the Public Schools of North Carolina, the State Board of Education, and the Department of Public Instruction through the Exceptional Children Division. A Board of Governors, appointed by the State Board of Education, acts as an advisory body.“

 

These students have been selected for the 2018 session of the North Carolina Governor's School. Their names are followed by the school attended, nomination area, and grade level.

 

Andrew Banzoff, C.D. Owen High, Music (11)

Taylor Brownie, A.C. Reynolds High, Dance (11)

Shelby Clark, North Buncombe High, Social Science (11)

Morgan Cook, Nesbitt Discovery Academy, English (11)

Amie Cooke, C.D. Owen High, Music (10)

Laura Deaver, North Buncombe High, Music (11)

Emily Lim, T.C. Roberson High, Mathematics (11)

Sarah McHone, Enka High, English (11)

Molly Moran, North Buncombe High, Social Science (11)

Makenzie Rink, North Buncombe High, Music (11)

Anna-Kate Self, A.C. Reynolds High, Natural Science (11)

Olivia Senor, A.C. Reynolds High, Music (11)

Jordan Vrolyk, North Buncombe High, Mathematics (11)

 

The students will attend the summer program at one of two sites, located at Salem College in Winston-Salem (Governor’s School West) or Meredith College in Raleigh (Governor’s School East). 

 

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More information about the Governor's School of North Carolina is available HERE.

More information about AIG (Academically/Intellectually Gifted) services at BCS is available 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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