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23 Carroll students nominated for Governor's Honors
23 Carroll students nominated for Governor's Honors

CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. -- The Carroll County School System has nominated 23 stellar high school students for the prestigious Governor's Honors Program.

GHP is a residential summer program at Valdosta State University that gives young people an opportunity to study the areas in which they really shine. It allows gifted students to learn lessons not normally taught in classrooms.

Each nominee is interviewed or auditioned in his or her area of expertise. Nearly 3,000 Georgia high school students vie for up to 690 spots in the program every year.

Carroll County's 2014 GHP nominees and their intended courses of study are:

Bowdon HS
Lucas Brock, Agriscience/Biotechnology
Wren Brown, Agriscience/Environmental Science
Tyler Carter, Technology
Brooke Jones, Music (Jazz Saxophone)
D'Maya Kirkland, Theatre Performance
Emma Lowery, Communicative Arts
Kayla Marino, Communication Arts
Juila McCormick, Mathematics

Central HS
Caroline Conerly, Social Studies
Andrew Cook, Spanish
Quinn Evans, Executive Management
John Jones, Mathematics
Alana Sasser, Visual Arts
Sydney Stone, Spanish

Mt. Zion HS
Jemone Thomas, Agriscience/Environmental Science

Temple HS
Martin Ma, Mathematics
Marisa Sorensen, Communicative Arts

Villa Rica HS
Kalub Anderson, Spanish
Robert Folts, Theatre Performance
Tessa Hamilton, Visual Arts
Madison Meherg, Social Studies
Shiv Patel, Spanish
Alex Vincent, Theatre Performance


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