Thirteen Cherokee County School District high school students have been selected for the prestigious Georgia Governor’s Honors Program!
The statewide summer honors program for Georgia’s top rising high school juniors and seniors offers four weeks of college-level instruction at Berry College in Rome. Students tapped for the competitive program receive academic instruction, and cultural and social enrichment focused on helping them become the “next generation of global critical thinkers, innovators and leaders.”
“We’re very proud of these exceptional students for earning spots in this elite program,” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower said. “Not only is each impressive for his or her accomplishments, it’s also outstanding to see so many disciplines represented in the group as a whole. It’s a testament to the overall outstanding education our community provides to students and the dedication of our teachers across all subjects.”
The CCSD students selected for this program are: from Creekview HS, junior Carson Allen for Mathematics, junior Maria Chryssopoulos for Theatre, junior Alec Weeks for Visual Arts; from Etowah HS, sophomore Aidan McGowan for Music, junior Natalie Nejad for World Languages, sophomore Kiera Stevenson for Dance, junior Sophie Stewart for Music; from River Ridge HS, junior Annie Axelsson for Engineering, junior Billy Bellini for Science; from Sequoyah HS, sophomore Wesley Lanter for Social Studies; from Woodstock HS, junior Thomas Arntzen for Mathematics, junior Josefina Azuriz for Music, and sophomore Michelle Blatnik for Mathematics.