Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

More Than A Dozen SCCPSS Students Named Finalists and Alternates for the Governor’s Honors Program

Published on: 3/22/2024

​​Over 4,200 students were nominated to the state level Governor's Honors Program competition this year and nearly 1,500 of them participated in this year's state interview/audition selection process. Following that month's long process, twelve SCCPSS students have been chosen as finalists, plus one as an alternate.

The Georgia Governor's Honors Program (GHP) is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school students who will be rising juniors and seniors during the program. The program offers instruction that is significantly different from the typical high school classroom and that is designed to provide students with academic, cultural, and social enrichment necessary to become the next generation of global critical thinkers, innovators, and leaders.

The 2024 Governor's Honors Program is scheduled to be held June 16 to July 13 at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.

Each year, thousands of nominations are received from each of the twelve economic development regions in Georgia. Finalists progressed through several rounds of intensive competition, including interviews and performances, to be named as finalists for the 2024 Governor's Honors Program.

Congratulations to this year's SCCPSS Governor's Honors Program finalists and alternates!

Elizabeth Ghon – Finalist - Dance – Savannah Arts Academy

Vanessa Johnson – Finalist – Dance – Savannah Arts Academy

Reese Scott – Finalist – Music/Brass: Trombone – Savannah Arts Academy

Harmon Shinall – Finalist - Music/Strings: String Bass - Savannah Arts Academy

Annette Park - Finalist-Music/Strings:  Viola - Savannah Arts Academy

Aiden Lee – Finalist – Music/Strings:  Violin - Savannah Arts Academy

William Dunn – Finalist – Music/Voice:  Tenor - Savannah Arts Academy

Ameera Washington – Finalist – Social Studies – Johnson High School

Liam McDaniel – Finalist – Social Studies – Jenkins High School

Zoe Wagner – Finalist – Social Studies – Savannah Arts Academy

Edward Bradford – Finalist – Theatre Performance - Savannah Arts Academy

Olivia Shockey – Finalist – World Languages - French – Savannah Arts Academy

Tunney Campbell       Alternate-Music-Brass: Tuba – Savannah Arts Academy

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