Media Advisory - Inside GSSM

February 24, 2020

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics to Host INSIDE GSSM STEM Education Day

Who: Approximately 700 – 1,000 guests are expected to attend including youth and adults of all ages.

What: INSIDE GSSM, a free STEM education day for students and families from across the state.

When: Saturday, February 29, 2020, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics, 401 Railroad Avenue, Hartsville, South Carolina, 29550

Contact: Kiersten Cole, Marketing and Communications Manager, (843) 250-1156 /

Photos: Randy LaCross, Vice President for Outreach and Global Initiatives, will be available for interviews from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Please contact Kiersten Cole to make interview arrangements. Photo opportunities will be available throughout the entire event. Photos from the event will also be posted to and

About: INSIDE GSSM is a day of imagination, inspiration, and innovation. Families and students from across Darlington County and other parts of the state will interact with students and faculty, explore the GSSM campus, and participate in interactive, educational activities. INSIDE GSSM was created to showcase the amazing facets and diversity of the GSSM learning community and to provide younger students and their families with the opportunity to experience GSSM and interact with the GSSM community.  
Geared toward elementary and middle school students, INSIDE GSSM will give students a chance to dive into interactive experiences developed by GSSM instructors, students, and staff, as well as interactive exhibits that showcase life at GSSM and the GSSM learning experience. Such exhibits and experiences include liquid nitrogen ice cream, slime, robotics, 3D printing, microgravity, print making and more!

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Founded in 1988, the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics is a nationally recognized school serving over four hundred of the state's most accomplished STEM students in the 10th through 12th grades through its residential and virtual programs. GSSM offers college-level courses and experiences in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at its campus in Hartsville. The school also delivers virtual curricula in engineering and STEM disciplines to students in partner school districts throughout the state. GSSM’s dynamic outreach programs, including science summer camps and teacher training, impact over 5,000 K-12 students every year. Learn more by visiting

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