On The Move
SC Governor’s School invites prospective students to the annual Open Doors event
Oct 9, 2012
GREENVILLE, SC - October 9, 2012 - The SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) invites students and their families from across the state to visit campus with the Open Doors event. On Saturday, November 3, attendees will be able to meet current faculty and students, explore the campus and experience life at SCGSAH.
This event is the perfect way to experience what it would be like to live on this campus and attend one of our programs. President Dr. Bruce Halverson will present an informational session along with Dean and Vice President of Arts and Academics Julie Allen, Assistant Vice-President and Director of Student Services Matthew Burns and VP of Finance and Administration John Warner.
Following that session, visitors will get a a chance to learn more about one of the five art areas: Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Music or Visual Arts, from the department faculty. Students with a passion for art become better artists and students in this place. We take pride in our academics within our high school program, as well as our art disciplines. The public residential high school has the third highest SAT scores in South Carolina. They are ranked in the top 1% in academics for public schools, according to Newsweek. The 2012 graduating class accumulated approximately $25M in scholarship offers.
Students interested in the High School program in Drama, Creative Writing, and Visual Arts apply and audition while in the 10th grade to attend in the 11th and 12th grades. Dance students may apply in their 9th or 10th grade years to attend in the 10th, 11th and 12th grades. Music students apply in the 10th grade to attend in the 11th and 12th grades, but on occasion, music will accept students entering the 12th grade and especially talented and mature 9th grade students for the 10th grade Early Admissions program. Total enrollment is limited to 242 students in order to allow for individualized instruction.
Summer Academy is a two-week program for rising tenth graders desiring intensive study in Creative Writing, Drama, Music or Visual Arts.
Summer Discovery is a two-week program for rising ninth graders interested in Creative Writing, Drama, Music or Visual Arts.
Summer Dance is a five-week program offering intensive training in ballet and modern dance.
To see if these programs are right for you or your child, reserve your space for Open Doors by phone 864-282-3844 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also register online at scgsah.org.
About The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities is a public residential high school located in Greenville, South Carolina, providing a unique arts and academic education to the state's emerging artists. Young artists, usually in 11th or 12th grade, study creative writing, dance, drama, music, or visual arts during the academic year and rising 9th and 10th grade students attend summer programs in these areas, with summer dance programs open to rising 7th through 12th grade students. For more information, visit www.scgsah.org or call 864.282.3713.