Press Release: Three Governor’s Schools to Host Joint Information Sessions

November 22, 2021

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

The Endless Opportunities information sessions will take place December 5-7, 2021, and feature representatives from all three Governor’s Schools.

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

As public, residential high schools, the 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.

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 sessions will feature presentations by each school and a Q&A with school representatives.

Sessions are offered at the following dates and locations:

  • Sunday, December 5 at 3:00 p.m. - Virtual Session via Zoom
  • Monday, December 6 at 7:00 p.m.
    • Colleton County Memorial Library in Walterboro, SC
    • SC Governor's School for Science and Mathematics in Hartsville, SC  
      • SC Governor's School for Agriculture at John de la Howe in McCormick, SC
  • Tuesday, December 7 at 7:00 p.m.
    • Lexington Conference Center in Lexington, SC
    • SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville, SC

Interested individuals can register to attend at https://bit.ly/EndlessOpp-2021.

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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 GSSM

The South Carolina Governor's School for Science + 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 summer camps, outreach and virtual programs. Learn more by visiting https://www.scgssm.org.

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 an arts-centered 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.

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