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2005 Governor's School selections announced

Posted Friday, March 18, 2005

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Seven students in Chatham County Schools are among high school students from across the state to be selected to attend the 2005 Governor's School. The students, their schools, and the subject area focus in which they were accepted are as follows:

Brian Austin from Northwood in English
Daryn Lane from Northwood in art
Mariana Poole from Northwood in instrumental music
Phillip Roscoe from Chatham Central in mathematics
Lily Smith from Northwood in art
Jamie Wagner from Northwood in natural science
April Williamson from Jordan-Matthews in natural science

Rising seniors and, in the arts only, rising juniors are eligible for Governor's School. The program is held on two campuses, Salem College in Winston-Salem and Meredith College in Raleigh. Four hundred students on each campus will comprise the group. Lane, Poole, Roscoe and Williamson will attend Governor's School West at Salem College. Austin, Smith and Wagner will attend Governor's School East at Meredith College.

During the six week program, participants study new concepts in designated curriculum areas, subject integration, the arts, and other unique courses.

The Governor's School is the oldest statewide summer residential program for academically and intellectually gifted students in the nation. The program is funded by the General Assembly.

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