We want you for Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) in Mathematics for 2020!!

Rising juniors and rising seniors compete for participation in the Governor’s Honors Program by interviewing for a spot to attend a local college during the summer to expand their learning in the field of mathematics. Students will interview on Nov. 7, 2019 to try and qualify for the state interviews. Those students that make it to the State interviews have a chance to attend Berry College summer 2020 to meet with other mathematics students and professors to work on math problems in our world today.

Two of our students have made it to attend Berry College Summer 2019! They are:

Damon Lin from Campbell HS,

       and

Devanshu Tiwari from Wheeler HS!

Congratulations on your dedication of 3 different interviews! This is truly an accomplishment. 

Our students did a great job of revising their applications to GHP for summer 2019. In February, students interviewed in person for their spot to attend Berry College in Rome, Georgia for the summer months. The students will find out in April if they will be attending. The students that are waiting to find out are from Campbell, Harrison, Hillgrove, Kell, Lassiter, Walton, and Wheeler.

In early November, students interviewed at the county level for 15 slots to compete at the state level for Governor’s Honor Program. The state conducts online interviews and then chooses the students for face-to-face interviews. The students then are chosen to attend a local university for one month including room and board. Go to: https://gosa.georgia.gov/governors-honors-program for more information.

Students are chosen based on their mathematics academic performance, interview skills, ability to collaborate and problem solve, as well as communicating clearly. Students are chosen to move on to the online state interview process in January. At this stage, it is very important that the students have strong essays and teacher recommendations. We would like to congratulate all of our students for participating in the experience and wish those that have made it to phase 2, good luck!

We appreciate our teachers that volunteer their time to interview and provide feedback for our students: Nickey Ice; Kim Harrell; Jennifer West; Suzanne Yeganegi; Debbie Poss; Michael Hodorowski; Mark Bagwell; Don Slater; Sandi Yoder; Jennifer Speer; Karen Kline; and Keisha King.

2018 Students for Mathematics State Winners attending Berry College Summer:

Russell Barnes, Campbell HS

Lidya Aberra, Kennesaw Mt. HS

Sasamon Omoma, Kennesaw Mt. HS

Dennis Goldenberg, Lassiter HS

Jackson Larisch, Lassiter HS

Dipen Mehta, Walton HS

Aarvind Saligrama, Walton HS

Shashaank Aiyer, Wheeler HS

Congratulations on attending GHP this summer!

2017 Students for Mathematics State Winners:

Caleb Partin, Hillgrove HS
Daniel Chu, Kennesaw Mt. HS
Jayson Wu, Walton HS
Kevin Goshay, Lassiter HS
Kevin Wu, Walton HS
Mateo Villalobos, Kennesaw Mt. HS
Quentin Mot, Campbell HS

2016 Students for Mathematics State Winners

Nagnur Shrey, Wheeler HS
Puligundla Virinchi, Wheeler HS
Yamin Jumshaid, Walton HS
Zheng William, Walton HS

2015 Students for Mathematics State Winners

Eujin Jang, Walton HS
Karen Wu, Kell HS
Zhi Jia Hong, Kennesaw Mt. HS
Roshan Kudva, Kennesaw Mt. HS
Sean Engelstad, Kennesaw Mt. HS
Nicholas Loprinzo, Lassiter HS
Sophie Zheng, Lassiter HS
Bela Popp, Lassiter HS
Yuqiao Shao, Lassiter HS

Michelle Mikes, Supervisor
Mathematics

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