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West Virginia’s Governor’s School 2024

Crack open your potential this summer at The 2024 WV Governor’s School !
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WVGSA Day 1 2023

The West Virginia Department of Education is hosting the annual West Virginia Governor’s School this summer for students in grades 7 to 11. This program is a wonderful opportunity for students to gain experience with the arts, humanities, mathematics, science and technology.

In total the WV Governor’s School Program offers seven different academies/ schools. These include Honors Academy, STEM Institute, Arts, Entrepreneurship, Computer Science, Literacy through Arts, Culture, and History and the newest one, Tourism! The ones available to high school students include the Governor’s Honors Academy, Governor’s School for the Arts, Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship, Governor’s Computer Science Institute and the Governor’s School for Tourism.

The Governor’s Honors Academy will be hosted at Fairmont State University, on June 16 – July 3, 2024. It is an academy for students who go above and beyond in their academics and would like to continue doing just that. Current juniors are welcome to apply to the three-week residential program funded by Gov. Jim Justice. For more information: https://wvde.us/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2024-GHA.pdf

If you would like to apply, here is the link : https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=S7AZ4AwzekaLrgn7FzdNagRfzXSbZ4FNoC2K_kgnr2ZURFJINEFaNkM2WFFMUTZJV0tDNVhSWVFKOS4u

A unique opportunity is available for students fascinated by traditional performance art the Governor’s School of Art. Current sophomore students can expand their artistic talents, and enhance skills in things like dance, theater, painting/drawing, creative writing and more. The GSA academy is full of an inclusive community that can transform the life of many students. Hosted at West Virginia Wesleyan College, the twenty-day long program is on June 23 – July 13, 2024. For more information: https://wvde.us/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2024-GSA.pdf .

If you would like to apply, here is the link: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=S7AZ4AwzekaLrgn7FzdNagRfzXSbZ4FNoC2K_kgnr2ZUNkxOMUg3M1VHQlAzSFAxQlY1SVlORzUySy4u

For highschoolers in 9-11 grade, the Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship is a program full of team competitions and courses taught by real experts at Marshall University. GSE has helped many students develop skills that are essential when owning a successful business. Future businessowners of America, this could be your chance! Have a product idea/ business idea? Film a pitch video and submit. Turn it in (Application): https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=S7AZ4AwzekaLrgn7FzdNagRfzXSbZ4FNoC2K_kgnr2ZUQjdZRkRSQ1lNRDdaUzk1NEVWVzZLQTRTWS4u.

For more info: https://wvde.us/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2024-GSE.pdf

Last Day of GHA 2023

Do you like to code? Or maybe have an interest in solving problems relevant to the real world? I have an amazing way to level-up your summer. Go to the Governor’s Computer Science Institute at West Virginia University this June. You will get to collaborate with other students your age and work like an actual computer scientist. It’s only for six days, June 16-22, 2024, and allows you to create programs of your own. This opportunity is open to Career Technical Education students as well. If you are interested, here is the link: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=S7AZ4AwzekaLrgn7FzdNagRfzXSbZ4FNoC2K_kgnr2ZUNkVPNlBJNUk5Q0JXTFc4OFZBNDdJV1YyQy4u

For more info: https://wvde.us/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2024-GCSI.pdf

The newest academy available is the Governor’s School for Tourism. Open to 9 and 10 grade students, this program will take the students to travel destinations throughout West Virginia. As they travel, students will learn what sets WV apart from other travel destinations and get hands-on experience with tourism. June 20-29, 2024 is when GST will take place, introducing a variety of career paths to freshman and sophomores.

If you would like to attend, here is the link: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=S7AZ4AwzekaLrgn7FzdNagRfzXSbZ4FNoC2K_kgnr2ZUOVo0UFc1RlFYSDVBMjFOWkc1TEZYSldXNy4u

For more info: https://wvde.us/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2024-GST-v3.pdf

Any of the seven academies would be a great use of your summer this year. If you are still on the fence, just think, why not? The Governor’s Schools of WV can only help you, plus attending looks good on academic resumes.

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