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1 Governor Honors Program GHP June 24 th - July 21st Valdosta State University

2 Overview The Governor's Honors Program is a four- week summer instructional program designed to provide intellectually gifted and artistically talented high school students challenging and enriching educational opportunities not usually available during the regular school year. Activities are designed to provide each participant with opportunities to acquire the skills, knowledge and attitudes to become independent, life-long learners.

3 Cost of Program The program is free for students except for some spending money. The program is funded by the state of Georgia.

4 GHP Enrichment program well beyond classroom setting. Who…. – 700 brightest Holly Hunter Wayne Knight

5 2010 Representatives Cody Baetz- University of Georgia Christine Calvert- Wofford College Daniel Chenard- Northwestern Dalton Corbin- Emory Rachel Corbitt- SFHS Britney De Rosa- Mercer Sindhu Kotha- Emory Tom Lee- Haverford Parth Patel- Pomona Jonathan Tilenis- Georgia Tech

6 2011 Representatives (Selection Process for Major) Natalie Biel - Latin Lauren Calvert – Executive Business Management Joanna Forde – German Ralph Kim – Visual Arts John Lee – Mathematics Vicky Shao – Visual Arts Vinay Srinivasan – Biology Taylor Tai - Biology

7 GHP Highly competitive selection process (application, interview, PSAT scores) Who is the ideal GHP candidate? Ralph Majors - Vinay Minors - Lauren Typical day/Roommates/Dorms - Joanna Extra (seminars, activities, dances, student union, concerts) - Natalie Safety/Magic Square - John Parent visitation - Vicky

8 Next Steps Commitment letters due on Wednesday, September 21 st by 4 pm. Interviews will be conducted after school the week of September 26 th ! **You must bring a completed application (typed) to the interview!)

9 GHP Online application – Sept. (bring to interview) Commitment letters – Sept. 21st School level interviews – Sept. 26 th – 30th County level interviews – Oct. (3 rd /4 th week) State level interviews – January Announcement of GHP state participants – late March

10 Links for Additional Information log.nsf/DailyBlog?OpenNavigator log.nsf/DailyBlog?OpenNavigator html html

11 Questions

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