GSSM Receives $10,000 Grant from Trane Technologies to Provide Scholarships for Summer Programs

July 25, 2023

HARTSVILLE, S.C. (July 25, 2023) ─ The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation is pleased to announce it has received a $10,000 grant from Trane Technologies. This gift will support scholarships for students across the Palmetto State to attend GSSM's summer programs.

“Our commitment to a sustainable future includes supporting programs like this one that introduce students to new possibilities and help create opportunity for all,” said Trane Technologies Global Corporate Citizenship Administrator, Jacy Kocan.

GSSM's summer programs offer students a unique opportunity to engage in hands-on educational experiences across a wide range of subjects. Through these programs, students are exposed to innovative teaching methods and cutting-edge technologies, fostering their curiosity and passion for science, mathematics and engineering.

“Our new partnership with Trane Technologies and their belief in the GSSM mission will allow for more talented and motivated students to explore exciting STEM educational opportunities,” GSSM President Danny Dorsel said.

The grant from Trane Technologies will enable GSSM to offer scholarships to deserving students who may not otherwise have the means to participate. By removing economic barriers, Trane Technologies’ support ensures increased access to GSSM's transformative summer programs.

Trane Technologies’ gift and partnership with GSSM highlights our mutual interest in equipping the next generation with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in STEM fields, to contribute to community growth, and to foster a bright future for South Carolina and beyond.

For more information on GSSM, please visit or call 843-383-3901.

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About the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics

One of the few specialized public residential high schools of its kind, the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) exists to push motivated young learners beyond their perceived levels of academic ability. Founded in 1988 under the leadership of the late Governor Carroll Campbell, GSSM has consistently raised the bar for STEM education in the Palmetto State. GSSM’s two-year residential high school program—as well as its virtual high school programs, summer camps, and outreach programs—all invite young people to explore the subjects they love in a diverse, inclusive, and uncommonly supportive academic environment. Here, challenge is viewed as a gateway to opportunity. GSSM students embrace the school’s rigorous approach to education and in so doing begin to realize their full potential. Learn more by visiting