6 RHS students accepted to Governor’s School

Six RHS students have been accepted to Governor’s School this year.

Governor’s School is a highly-selective residential summer program. Rising juniors and seniors spend nearly six weeks taking advanced courses in an academic subject of their choice.

Governor’s School is not based around grades or tests, and focuses on giving students complete access to challenging courses.

It is very difficult to get into. For the musical programs applicants must audition, and for other programs, academic testing and grades are heavily considered.

Interim counselor Rojulynne Fike noted how difficult it is for students to get into Governor’s School.

“It is a very rigorous process, it is quite an honor to be accepted,” said Fike.

Tai Gordon – Social Science

Angela Owen – Choral Music (Alto II)

Kiyo Takahashi – for Math

Cordia Ritz – Choral Music (Soprano I)

Noah Mofield – Choral Music (Tenor II)

Amanda Harrell got in for Instrumental Music (Viola)

From left to right: Tai Gordon, Angela Owen, Rojulynne Fike (Interim Counselor), Kiyo Takahashi, Cordia Ritz, Noah Mofield, Amanda Harrell

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