Two Alumni Named Goldwater Scholars

Friday, April 13, 2018

GSSM Alumni Blaine Billings '16 and Katherine Duchinski '15 were named as Goldwater Scholars for the 2018-19 school year by the Goldwater Foundation. This year, only four students in South Carolina were chosen for this prestigious award. Blain and Read More

Anna Hewitt '18, Award-Winning Artist

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Anna Hewitt, a GSSM senior, was awarded first place in the high school division of the South Carolina Art Education Association's Eastern Region Youth Art Month Competition. Read More

HOSA Members Moving On To Nationals

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

On Wednesday, March 7, eleven Govies participated in the South Carolina Health Occupations Students of America ( SC HOSA ) State Leadership Conference in Charleston. Read More

Student Artists Exhibit Work at Hartsville Museum

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Artwork by GSSM students will be featured at the W. Reaves McCall Gallery at the Hartsville Museum March 6 - April 13, 2018. The exhibit is being shown in conjunction with the National Youth Art Month, which takes place annually in March. Read More

GSSM Remembers Founding President

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Dr. Doug Smith, one of the early champions for GSSM's creation, passed away this weekend at age 99. Dr. Carlanna Hendrick's reflections on Dr. Smith’s leadership in GSSM’s founding are a fitting appreciation of the man whose work continues to impact and inspire us. Read More

Eagles Successfully Defend State Chess Championship

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

After a strong start in the first two rounds, the GSSM Chess Eagles fought back hard from third round setbacks to regain the lead and capture the State Scholastic Chess Championship among high schools for a second consecutive year. Read More

GSSM Celebrates 16 National Merit Finalists

Monday, February 26, 2018

GSSM is pleased to announce that 16 members of the class of 2018 were recently named National Merit Finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. These academically motivated students are now eligible for continued competition in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Read More

Timrod Elementary Students Experience Govie Life

Monday, February 5, 2018

GSSM hosted sixty sixth grade students from Timrod Elementary School in Florence, SC, on its campus on Monday, February 5. During their time on campus, the students participated in inquiry-based STEM activities, toured campus, and enjoyed lunch in the dining hall. Read More

Robotics Team Finalists in State Tournament

Saturday, February 3, 2018

GSSM sent two teams to the US First FTC Robotics State Tournament in Gaffney, SC, on February 3. Team 327 finished in 2nd place (finalists), and Team 772 finished in 3rd/4th place (semifinalists). Read More

First CyberPatriots Team Scores Coveted Invitation

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Two teams from GSSM participated in the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition South Carolina state round on January 21, finishing in third place and sixth place. Because of their strong showing, GSSM will field a team of six participants in the Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition, which will take place on April 14 in Charleston. Read More

Winter Sports Updates

Saturday, December 9, 2017

December 9, 2017 Update GSSM LADY EAGLES BASKETBALL VS. MARANTHA CHRISTIAN LADY BULLDOGS The girls got their first win of the season tonight against the Lady Bulldogs of Maranatha Christian with a final score of 33-31. The leading scorers were Maya Read More

Govies Shine at Youth In Government Conference

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Hartsville, SC — Seven students from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) participated in the South Carolina YMCA Youth in Government’s Model Legislature & Court Conference, November 17-20, 2017. Read More

SC Academy of Science Publishes Work of Two Recent Grads

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Columbia, SC - The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is pleased to announce that research conducted by Michelle Huang and MaryGrace Holmes Rainsford, GSSM class of 2017, was selected for publication in the Journal Read More