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Thank you for your support!

As we embark on a new fiscal year, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on the last 12 months. Thanks to your generous support of our unique School and mission, we were able to provide GSSM students with outstanding educational opportunities unmatched by any other high school in South Carolina.

Posted by GSSM on July 14, 2014 - 11:15am

SmartStart Summer Socials

Each year, GSSM's senior families host regional gatherings for juniors and their families to get to know each other and the senior families in their part of the state. Join us at one of our nine socials this summer!

Posted by GSSM on June 26, 2014 - 2:56pm

Why I Give to GSSM

GSSM Alum Kathryn (Pedings) Behling '04 shares not only why she gives financially to her Alma Mater, but also the impact GSSM has had on her life and career. We appreciate your continued support, Kathryn!

Posted by GSSM on May 9, 2014 - 9:25am

Congratulations 2014 Outstanding Alumnus!

The GSSM Alumni Association is proud to announce that Shontavia Jackson Johnson '99 is the winner of the 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Award. Read more about Shontavia's accomplishments and time at GSSM here.

Posted by GSSM on April 17, 2014 - 8:52am

Alumni Career Day

GSSM held the 4th annual Alumni Career Day on Saturday, April 5. Students heard about careers ranging from veterinarian to fighter pilot!

Posted by GSSM on April 9, 2014 - 3:25pm

Attending The Townes Award Dinner

More than 400 people attend the annual Townes Award Dinner. Most of the attendees are business and government leaders, along with GSSM parents, faculty, staff and alumni. Only about 20 of the guests are current students. So, one might wonder what students think about attending this fancy event. Wonder no more! Senior Alexis Myers shares her experience at the 2014 Townes Award Dinner.

Posted by GSSM on March 28, 2014 - 2:30pm

Got a quarter? We do!

As the campaign to raise money to provide meals to hungry people draws to a close, GSSM Senior Emily Hattaway shares with us the impact this has effort made on the Hartsville community and world.

Posted by GSSM on March 26, 2014 - 11:54am

Outstanding Alumnus Award

The GSSM Alumni Association annually presents the Outstanding Alumnus Award to recognize and honor an exceptional alumnus. Voting is now open for the 2014 award.

Posted by GSSM on March 20, 2014 - 11:06am

Life After GSSM

Carl Garris, GSSM class of 2013, is now a freshman history major at the University of South Carolina. It is easy to see how living in a dorm during high school would prepare you for college dorm life ... but what about the rest of the transition? It sounds like he hasn't skipped a beat!

Posted by GSSM on March 4, 2014 - 1:03pm

A Parent Perspective (Part II)

What's it like to send your 16 year old to GSSM? Current GSSM Parent Kathy McElvenny (mom of John) shares another blog detailing her experience and emotions adjusting to having her son live two hours away.

Posted by GSSM on February 6, 2014 - 10:41am

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September 15, 2014 - 9:27am

GSSM Alumnus and Georgetown County Native to be Featured "SmartChat" Speaker

GSSM is pleased to announce that Taliver Heath, GSSM class of 1990 and Senior Staff Software Engineer for Google, will address the student body as part of the School's SmartChat Speaker Series. His presentation will take place at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, on the GSSM campus in Hartsville, SC.

September 12, 2014 - 11:59am

SmartTalk Information Sessions Across the State

Prospective students and their families are invited to attend SmartTalk information sessions being held across the state during September and October. Hear from our recruiters, faculty, staff, alumni, Govie parents and current students about all of the amazing things happening at GSSM!

September 12, 2014 - 11:49am

GSSM Celebrates 22 National Merit Semifinalists

GSSM is excited to announce that 22 members of the class of 2015 were recently named National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). These academically motivated students are now eligible for continued competition in the National Merit Scholarship Program. This is the highest number of National Merit Semifinalists in GSSM's 26 year history.

September 12, 2014 - 11:33am

GSSM Announces New Faculty Members

The South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is pleased to announce new residential and virtual teaching faculty for the 2014-15 school year. GSSM is a two-year, public, residential program located in Hartsville, SC, for juniors and seniors from across the state. The School’s three-year, virtual engineering program, Accelerate, is for sophomores, juniors and seniors and delivered in partner school districts statewide.

September 1, 2014 - 11:34am

Dr. Perry Halushka, Dean Emeritus MUSC, to Deliver GSSM Convocation Address

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is pleased to announce Dr. Perry Halushka, Distinguished University Professor and Dean Emeritus, College of Graduate Studies, MUSC, will serve as keynote speaker for GSSM’s Convocation Ceremony Thursday, September 11, 2 p.m., at the Center Theater in Hartsville.

August 12, 2014 - 9:57am

GSSM Students Prepare for Future Roles as SC's Collaborative Leaders

For the fourth year in a row, incoming juniors at the South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) will kick off the two-year residential high school program by tackling a challenge course at Saluda Shoals Park, Monday, August 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All 145 11th graders will travel from GSSM's Hartsville campus to Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia.

July 28, 2014 - 10:11am

GSSM Foundation Announces New Board Members

The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation is pleased to announce the following new board members for the 2014-2017 Board of Directors term:

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 6:00pm

SmartTalk Information Session - Greenville

We're holding SmartTalk information sessions for prospective students and parents across the state. Meet our recruiters and hear from GSSM faculty, students and alumni about all of the awesome things happening at GSSM!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 6:00pm

SmartTalk Information Session - Richland

We're holding SmartTalk information sessions for prospective students and parents across the state. Meet our recruiters and hear from GSSM faculty, students and alumni about all of the awesome things happening at GSSM!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:00pm

SmartTalk Information Session - Anderson

We're holding SmartTalk information sessions for prospective students and parents across the state. Meet our recruiters and hear from GSSM faculty, students and alumni about all of the awesome things happening at GSSM!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:00pm

SmartTalk Information Session - Florence

We're holding SmartTalk information sessions for prospective students and parents across the state. Meet our recruiters and hear from GSSM faculty, students and alumni about all of the awesome things happening at GSSM!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 6:00pm

SmartTalk Information Session - Lexington

We're holding SmartTalk information sessions for prospective students and parents across the state. Meet our recruiters and hear from GSSM faculty, students and alumni about all of the awesome things happening at GSSM!

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:00pm

Fiesta Texicana

Save the date for Fiesta Texicana! Grab your boots and join your GSSM amigos for a spicy Southwestern Soiree where Tex-Mex meets the Pee Dee.

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 6:00pm

SmartTalk Information Session - Berkeley

We're holding SmartTalk information sessions for prospective students and parents across the state. Meet our recruiters and hear from GSSM faculty, students and alumni about all of the awesome things happening at GSSM!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 6:00pm

SmartTalk Information Session - Orangeburg

We're holding SmartTalk information sessions for prospective students and parents across the state. Meet our recruiters and hear from GSSM faculty, students and alumni about all of the awesome things happening at GSSM!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 6:00pm

SmartTalk Information Session - Spartanburg

We're holding SmartTalk information sessions for prospective students and parents across the state. Meet our recruiters and hear from GSSM faculty, students and alumni about all of the awesome things happening at GSSM!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 6:00pm

SmartTalk Information Session - Dorchester

We're holding SmartTalk information sessions for prospective students and parents across the state. Meet our recruiters and hear from GSSM faculty, students and alumni about all of the awesome things happening at GSSM!