DHS students accepted into Governor’s Scholars Program and Governor’s School for the Arts
Published 7:00 am Saturday, April 30, 2022
Danville Independent Schools is delighted to announce the students who have been accepted into the Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) and the Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA).
Four Danville High School juniors have been accepted into the 2022 Governor’s Scholars Program. The program’s goal is to help outstanding rising high school seniors grow as civic and economic leaders.
DHS students selected are Samantha Bottom, Tenghoit Kouch, Ramona Pierce and Kira Pusateri. Pierce also got accepted into the Governor’s School for the Arts.
Application and selection into the Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) is very competitive, and those selected across the state attend the program free of charge. GSP is a six-week summer residential program. It will be held at Bellarmine University, Centre College and Morehead State University.
Three outstanding Danville High School students have been accepted into the 2022 Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA). The goal of the program is to guide Kentucky’s finest young artists in nine different arts disciplines through intensive arts instruction and help them grow as artists and as people.
Students accepted are Ella McAllister for drama, Ramona Pierce for creative writing and Lila Ungs for film and photography. All three are juniors.
The program is equally prestigious to the Governor’s Scholars Program and is very challenging and competitive. GSA is a three-week summer residential program for rising juniors and seniors. It’s an arts education program of The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts and is offered at no cost to the student. GSA will take place on the University of Kentucky campus.