Four I-SS students selected to attend 2019 N.C. Governor’s School
Pictured (from left) are Superintendent Brady Johnson, students Anish Nashine, Clarissa Walker and Roshna Ragunathan, and School Board Chairman Martin Page.
FROM STAFF REPORTS
North Carolina Governor’s School is the oldest statewide summer residential program for academically and or intellectually gifted high school students in the nation.
The program, which is open to rising seniors only, with exceptions made for rising juniors in selected areas of performing/visual arts, is located on two campuses: Governor’s School West at High Point University in High Point.
The application criteria include:
• Qualifying achievement test score;
• Grade point average;
• Essay scores;
• Evidence of extracurricular activities, leadership roles, and community service; and
• and, in the areas of performing/visual arts, audition scores.
Only 38 percent of 1,800 students who apply are accepted to N.C. Governor’s School. Four of the 31 students from Iredell-Statesville Schools who advanced to the state level of selection were invited to attend the 2019 session of N.C. Governor’s School.
These following students will attend the 2019 Governor’s Schools residential program:
• Anish Nashine, Lake Norman High School, Mathematics
• Clarissa Walker, North Iredell High School, Theatre
• Roshna Ragunathan, South Iredell High School, Natural Science
• Nivitha Mavuluri, South Iredell High School, Social Science