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Six Floyd County students advance to state semifinals in the Governor’s Honors Program

ghp semifinalists

Top row L to R: Shiloh St. Clair, John Googe, Micah Veillon. Bottom row L to R: Barton Sopata, Carla Wilson, Calysta Long

Six juniors from Floyd County high schools have advanced to the semifinals in the Governor’s Honors Program (GHP). The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement indicated that over 3,200 students were nominated to the state level GHP competition and nearly 1,700 of them have been selected as semifinalists for state interviews/auditions. The state interviews will be held at Berry College on February 23, 2019. 

Please congratulate these individuals and wish them well as they prepare for state interviews:

Armuchee High School
Shiloh Grace St. Clair, junior, Communicative Arts

Coosa High School
John Matthew Googe, junior, Science- Chemistry

Model High School
Micah Paul Veillon, junior, Science- Physics
Barton Walter Sopata, junior, Music- Brass: Trumpet
Carla Alexandria Wilson, junior, Visual Arts

Pepperell High School
Calysta Cheyenne Long, junior, Visual Arts

 

The Georgia GHP is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school students who will be rising juniors and seniors during the program. The program offers instruction that is significantly different from the typical high school classroom and that is designed to provide students with academic, cultural, and social enrichment necessary to become the next generation of global critical thinkers, innovators, and leaders. Governor’s Honors will take place on the campus of Berry College for the third time this summer.