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Students Selected to Attend Governor’s School

Students Selected to Attend Governor’s School 04/22/2020
Six CCS students have been selected to attend the Governor’s School of North Carolina, the oldest statewide summer residential program for academically or intellectually gifted high school students in the nation.
Congratulations to:
  • Patricia Costes, Cox Mill HS, English
  • Nadia Hussein, Northwest Cabarrus HS, Spanish
  • Anna Hill Meares, Concord HS, Natural Science
  • Aliyah Royal, Cabarrus Early College of Technology HS, Natural Science
  • Aditya Senthil, Concord HS, Math
  • Akhilesh Shivaramakrishnan, Concord HS, Social Science
The Governor’s School of North Carolina is a five and one-half week summer residential program that integrates academic disciplines, the arts, and unique courses on two campuses – Meredith College and High Point University. 
Criteria for selection includes grades, aptitude and achievement test scores and teacher recommendations. Students in the performing/visual arts were required to audition. Nominations were submitted to the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, and a statewide committee made the selections.
Editor’s Note
Update from the N.C. Governor’s School Office: As of April 4, 2020, the Office of the North Carolina Governor’s School continues to consult with agency leadership and partners at Meredith College and High Point University about the impact COVID-19 will have on the upcoming session. At this time, preparations are continuing with hopes that Governor's School will happen. Updates will be announced on the Governor’s School website and shared with selected students, their families and schools as soon as they are available. The safety and health of everyone associated with Governor’s School is the top priority.