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CCSD Students Selected for Governor's Honors Program

Posted On: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

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Students are pictured in the order noted below from left to right beginning with top left.

Fourteen Cherokee County School District students have been selected for the competitive Georgia Governor's Honors Program.

The four-week summer instructional program at Berry College for rising high school juniors and seniors is designed to provide students with academic, cultural and social enrichment “necessary to become the next generation of global critical thinkers, innovators and leaders.”  Students live and study on the campus in Rome from June 20 to July 17.

Students apply for a specific area of study and are screened and interviewed locally and at the State level as part of the selection process for the prestigious program.

The CCSD students selected for this honor, with their area of study noted, are: of Cherokee HS, Sarah Liebert, Music; Douglas Mwangi, Music; Bradon Velueta, Mathematics; Carly Waugh, Music; of Creekview HS, Kylie Buchanan, Science; Phoebe Feibus, Music; of Etowah HS, Bryanna Cali, Music; Ryan Lofland, Music; of River Ridge HS, Maria Isabella Espinal, Dance; Ava Henager, Music; Madison Park, Music; of Sequoyah HS, Lily Carras, Communicative Arts; George Chemmala, Mathematics; Taryn Mareau, Communicative Arts.

The students were congratulated by the School Board and Superintendent of Schools with a virtual recognition during the last School Board meeting.


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