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Three CDS Juniors Selected for Governor's School of North Carolina
Posted 03/10/2016 11:19AM

 

 (Left to right: Elizabeth Mangone, Jaya Mamas, and Madeline Smith)


Carolina Day School juniors Elizabeth Mangone, Jaya Mamas, and Madeline Smith have been accepted into the Governor’s of North Carolina this summer. Elizabeth and Jaya will be attending the art session, where students study and practice visual expression consistent with current concepts and styles. Emphasis is placed on creative expression as students investigate and examine movement and theories in contemporary art. Madeline will be attending the French session, where she will improve her skills in reading, writing and conversing and examine the emerging literature, music and art of French culture.

 

The Governor's School of North Carolina is a five and one-half week summer residential program for intellectually gifted high school students, integrating academic disciplines, the arts, and unique courses. The curriculum focuses on the exploration of the most recent ideas and concepts in each discipline.

 

The Governor's School is the oldest statewide summer residential program for academically or intellectually gifted high school students in the nation. The program, which is open to rising seniors only, with exceptions made for rising juniors in selected performing/visual arts areas, is located on two campuses of up to 325 students each: Governor's School West at Salem College in Winston-Salem (begun in 1963), and Governor's School East at Meredith College in Raleigh (begun in 1978). The program is administered by the Public Schools of North Carolina, the State Board of Education, and the Department of Public Instruction through the Exceptional Children Division.

 

For more information about Carolina Day School, its prekindergarten through twelve independent day school program, call 828-274-0757 or visit carolinaday.org.

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