Press Release - South Carolina Governor’s Schools to Host Joint Information Session for Prospective Students

October 9, 2020

South Carolina Governor’s Schools to Host Joint Information Session for Prospective Students

The virtual Endless Opportunities event will include the newly established South Carolina Governor’s School for Agriculture at John de la Howe.

Hartsville, SC – The SC Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM), the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH), and the new SC Governor’s School for Agriculture at John de la Howe (JDLH) are hosting Endless Opportunities, a joint virtual information session for prospective students and their families.

As public, residential high schools, South Carolina’s Governor’s Schools serve students interested in pursuing advanced studies in agriculture, the arts, or STEM disciplines. Tuition is free (although fees for meals and boarding may apply), and any student in the state can apply to attend based on grade level.

GSSM, located in Hartsville, serves academically motivated juniors and seniors and specializes in the advanced study of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), with a unique emphasis on economics and entrepreneurship.

JDLH, located in McCormick, on 1,310 acres of forest and farmland, serves students in grades 10-12 who receive hands-on training in the fields of agribusiness, forestry, equipment operation, land management, food science, and more.

SCGSAH, located in Greenville, serves young artists in grades 10-12 through pre-professional training in the areas of creative writing, dance, drama, music, and visual arts. Students refine their talents in an arts-centered community while receiving a nationally recognized education.
 
Endless Opportunities is designed for students and parents who are interested in learning more about the schools’ residential high school programs. These informative, one-hour Zoom sessions will feature presentations by each school and a Q&A with school representatives.

Sessions are offered at the following dates and times:

  • Tuesday, October 20 at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 12 at 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 9 at 4 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Interested individuals can register to attend at http://bit.ly/Endless-Opp2020.

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About GSSM
 
The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics is a two-year, public, residential high school in Hartsville, SC, specializing in the advanced study of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), with a unique emphasis on economics and entrepreneurship. GSSM's residential program can serve as many as 288 high school juniors and seniors annually from across the state. In addition, the school impacts more than 10,000 students and teachers annually through its innovative outreach and virtual programs. Learn more by visiting https://www.scgssm.org.

About JDLH
 
The South Carolina Governor’s School for Agriculture at John de la Howe (JDLH) is a public residential high school focused on providing a unique and challenging agricultural education program. Located in McCormick, SC, on 1,310 acres of forest and farmland, students grades 10th -12th have the opportunity to receive hands-on training in the fields of agribusiness, forestry, equipment operation, land management, food science, and more. Learn more by visiting https://delahowe.sc.gov.
 
About SCGSAH
 
Located in Greenville, the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) cultivates young artists from across the state through pre-professional training in the areas of creative writing, dance, drama, music and visual arts. As a public, residential high school, serving juniors and seniors, students refine their talents in a master-apprentice community while receiving a nationally-recognized academic education. Summer programs are available to rising 7th-12th grade students. SCGSAH also serves as a resource to all teachers and students in South Carolina, offering comprehensive outreach programs designed to bring together artists, educators, community organizations and schools. Learn more by visiting http://www.scgsah.org.

MEDIA CONTACTS

For JDLH – Hayley Belton, Hayley.Belton@delahowe.sc.gov, (864)391-0500
For GSSM – Kiersten Cole, kcole@governors.school, (843) 250-1156
For SCGSAH – Christina Vandiver, christinavandiver@scgsah.org, 864-395-5550

FILES FOR DOWNLOAD – Links to Google Drive folder that includes logos, photos, and event flyer.

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