Saturday January 19th, 2019 11:38AM

Six HCSS students selected as finalists or alternates for Governor's Honors Program

By AccessWDUN Staff

Six students in the Hall County School System have been selected as finalists or alternates for this summer's Governor’s Honors Program.

The Governor’s Honors Program is a residential program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors. Administered by the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, it takes place on the campus of Berry College in Rome. The 2018 program will be the 55th summer, making it the longest continually running program of its kind in the nation.

Over 3,000 students from across the state applied and 1,600 students interviewed and auditioned in February.

Students will arrive at Berry College on June 17.  For four weeks, they will spend the morning in their major area of nomination, exploring topics not usually found in the regular high school classroom. During the afternoons, students choose one of the other areas in which to study. Evenings are filled with seminars, activities, concerts, and performances. 

Hall County Schools’ finalists and alternates are:

Name          GHP Nomination Area             School     

Asta Ceesay       Finalist  Communicative Arts       Flowery Branch High School         

Christian Duetemeyer   Finalist  Mechanical/Electrical Engineering            North Hall High School     

Carragan Moody              Finalist  World Languages: Spanish           Chestatee High School     

Kyle O'Dell          Finalist  Theatre Performance    Chestatee High School     

Christopher Acosta-Pineda          Alternate             Science Johnson High School         

Kasey Higginbotham       Alternate             Music Brass: Tuba            Johnson High School      

More information about GHP can be found on the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement website: http://gosa.georgia.gov/governors-honors-program

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