Jefferson High School is pleased to announce that sophomore Luke Bell, has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Georgia Governor's Honors Program (GHP)The GHP is a residential summer program for gifted and talented rising high school juniors and seniors. Luke was nominated in the area of mathematics, and will have the opportunity to study areas of the subject that are not usually found in the regular high school classroom.
Administered by the Governor's Office of Student Achievement (GOSA), GHP will be hosted by Berry College in Rome, Georgia. The 2017 program will be the 54th summer, making it the longest continually running program of its kind in the nation. More than 3,000 students in Georgia applied to attend the GHP, and 1,700 students interviewed and auditioned in February.
The GHP experience begins for students on June 18, 2017, where they will attend classes in the mornings and afternoons in specific areas of study. They will also explore additional areas of interest, and participate in a wide variety of social and instructional opportunities. Fully funded by the Georgia General Assembly, there is no charge for students to attend.