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Governor’s Scholars and Governor’s School for the Arts

GSP-GSA 2016
Governor’s Scholars
The Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) is a five week summer residential program for outstanding high school juniors. Students must complete an application and be nominated for the program by their district. Over 1,000 Kentucky students are selected yearly based on a thorough application process detailing their academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, volunteerism, and personal integrity. Scholars have the rare opportunity to experience college life while attending classes on a daily basis. The Governor’s Scholars Program emphasizes wide-ranging representation of all Kentucky regions, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds. Participating scholars are granted the opportunity to expand their horizons by forming close relationships with their peers representing all 120 counties in the commonwealth. Because of the rigorous application process and educational purpose, all students successfully completing the program have access to a plethora of scholarships from many Kentucky colleges simply due to their involvement in the program.
2017 Wesley Schmidt, Anna Bergman, Isabel Wartenburg, Katherine Frantz, Christian Bales
2016 Molly Bilz, Drew McIntosh, Matt Hock, Jacob Hassert
2015 Nate Doggett, Sydney Robke, Catherine Ehlman, Michael Bramer
2014 Natalie Jehn, Michael Groeschen
2013 Stanley Doerger, Lillian Frantz
2012 Alex Bramer, Elizabeth Ehlman, Grace Herrman, Kelly Millay
2011 Emily Brazell, Aaron Fuller, Josh Kahmann, Jake Schlarman
2010 Emily Crocetti, Ali Doggett, Lydia Doggett, Nick Jehn, Annie Wolff
Governor’s School for the Arts
The Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) is the sister program to the Governor’s Scholars Program. GSA auditions promising high school sophomores and juniors in nine different arts disciplines: Architecture & Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Instrumental Music, Musical Theatre, New Media, Visual Art and Vocal Music. Over 1,700 students apply to the Governor’s School for the Arts summer program. From this number only 256 get to attend this amazing summer arts program. Being accepted or chosen as an alternate are both huge honors. For three solid weeks, the students live, breathe, eat and sleep the arts. It’s a thrilling, often life-changing experience, as they meet new friends, explore their creativity, and discover new things about who they are and who they can be in the future. Graduates of the GSA program are eligible for a host of scholarships and educational opportunities in all fields of study.
2017 Visual Art:    Grace Whitsell, Anna Bergman, Brennan Schaefer
2016 Visual Art:                             Elijah Batson
Architectural and Design:  Jillian Moore
Musical Theater:                 Mitch Holland
2015 Visual Art: Celeste Bergman, Ben Lehman, Matt Kim, Claire Rentrop
                 Alternates: Annabel Biernat, Amanda Delgado
Dance:      Olivia Sketch
2013 Visual Art: Conner Nielander, Sydney Rains
2012 Visual Art: Ashley Kim
Chorus:     Tony Kessen, Jacob Henderson
Acting:       Seth Graham, Kyle Bailey, Adam Kozerski, Chisato Takatani
Drama:      Daniel Reynolds
2011 Visual Art: Ellen Wilshire
Dance:      Victoria Gilman
Chorus:     Kelly Millay, Lydia Doggett
Acting:       Brie Blank, Shelby Vogelpohl, Jacob Henderson
2010 Visual Art: Jared Andrews, Nick Miller