Presentation on theme: "Governor Honors Program GHP"— Presentation transcript:
1 Governor Honors Program GHP June 24th - July 21stValdosta State University
2 OverviewThe 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 ProgramThe 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 brightestHolly HunterWayne Knight
5 2010 Representatives Cody Baetz- University of Georgia Christine Calvert- Wofford CollegeDaniel Chenard- NorthwesternDalton Corbin- EmoryRachel Corbitt- SFHSBritney De Rosa- MercerSindhu Kotha- EmoryTom Lee- HaverfordParth Patel- PomonaJonathan Tilenis- Georgia Tech
6 2011 Representatives (Selection Process for Major) Natalie Biel - LatinLauren Calvert – Executive Business ManagementJoanna Forde – GermanRalph Kim – Visual ArtsJohn Lee – MathematicsVicky Shao – Visual ArtsVinay Srinivasan – BiologyTaylor Tai - Biology
8 Next StepsCommitment letters due on Wednesday, September 21st by 4 pm.Interviews will be conducted after school the week of September 26th! **You must bring a completed application (typed) to the interview!)
9 GHP Online application – Sept. (bring to interview) Commitment letters – Sept. 21stSchool level interviews – Sept. 26th – 30thCounty level interviews – Oct. (3rd/4th week)State level interviews – JanuaryAnnouncement of GHP state participants – late March