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Recent News

Second Annual Piano Competition
The Second Annual SCGSAH Junior Artist Piano Competition will be held in Smith Recital Hall on October 25. The event will feature 28 competitors from across the state in grades 7 - 10 who will compete for cash awards totaling more than $2,500. 
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Shadow Dates Added
JUST ADDED:  NOVEMBER 3-6!  Experience a "day in the life" of a Govie! Students can shadow a current residential high school student in their art area of interest, attend classes,and more!  
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SCGSAH ranks 3rd in State for SAT & ACT Scores
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) again ranks 3rd in the state for 2014 SAT & ACT scores, with the average scores higher than state and national averages.
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Open Doors 2014 Registration Opens
S.C. Governor's School Welcomes Students and Families to campus Saturday, November 1 for Open Doors 2014, an event open to anyone interested in learning more about the school. The event allows guests to attend activities tailored specifically to their interest.   
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S.C. Governor's School Presents Share The Music in Myrtle Beach
Students from the SC Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities will perform music from their Fall Tour. Performances will include the Cantus Chamber Choir, the Concertato String Orchestra, the Wind Ensemble, and Piano Ensembles. The concert is free and open to the public.
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Two Students Named National Achievement Semifinalists
Creative Writing Seniors Michaela Jenkins and Gabriella Lott are named semifinalists in the National Achievement® Scholarship Program.
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Senior Named National Student Poet
Senior Cameron Messinides is appointed to the 2014 class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP), the nation's highest honor for teen poets presenting original work.
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SCGSAH ranks in America's Top High Schools 2014
Newsweek and The Daily Beast rank the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities in their listings for Top High Schools in America for 2014.
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Experience a "day in the life" of a Govie!
Visiting our campus for the day is one of the best ways to experience the dynamic energy of the Governor's School. Register for the Student Shadow Program now!
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SCGSAH Ranks in the Top 25 Public High Schools in the Nation
Leading online news agency The Daily Beast ranks The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities 23rd on its list of 2014 America's Top High Schools.   
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Governor's School faculty featured in Town Magazine
Two Governor's School faculty, Drama Department Chair Danny Murray and Visual Arts Instructor Paul Yanko, were featured in the July issue of Town Magazine. 
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Orange Is The New Black star details SCGSAH audition
In a new interview with Interview Magazine, "Orange Is The New Black" star at SCGSAH grad Danielle Brooks recalls her audition experience for the Drama Department...
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Two Governor's School grads earn prestigious and competitive arts scholarship
Two students from the 2014 graduating class of the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) were awarded the prestigious William R. Kenan, Jr. Excellence Scholarship from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. The scholarship covers tuition, fees, room and board for four years of undergraduate study.  
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Drama grad Wrenn Schmidt steals the show in horror film "Preservation"
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Drama graduate Wrenn Schmidt received stellar reviews for her performance in Preservation, a horror film that premiered during the Tribeca Film Festival's Midnight Series in April 2014.
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S.C. Governor's School among best high schools in the nation
Students at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) have a rich history of excellence in the arts, but they are also outstanding in the classroom. U.S. News and World Report ranks SCGSAH among the nation's top 50 best high schools.  
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Eleven Governor's School students named 2014 National YoungArts Foundation winners
Eleven students from the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) were named 2014 National Young Arts Foundation winners.  
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S.C. Governor's School senior earns national award
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) senior Bre Byrd has been named a winner of a National Achievement Scholarship. 
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S.C. Governor's School vocalists take first place at regional singing competition
Two senior vocalists from the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) took first place in their respective categories at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Mid-Atlantic competition last weekend.  
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S.C. Governor's School hosts visual arts presentation by Clemson professor
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities will host a guest visual artist presentation by Christina Nguyen Hung, Wednesday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus. 
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Three Creative Writing students featured on The Atlantic website
Three South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Creative Writing students are featured in new essays on The Atlantic website. 
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Creative Writing, Dance students have impressive showings in national competitions
Students in two programs at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) had impressive showings in prestigious national competitions in February.  
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S.C. Governor's School welcomes accomplished dancer to campus
Dance students at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) will have the opportunity to learn from an accomplished professional when Jennifer Archibald visits the school as a guest artist to compose a new work from February 23 – March 1. 
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S.C. Governor's School student named Presidential Scholar in the Arts candidate
A South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Creative Writing student has been named a candidate for Presidential Scholar in the Arts, the nation's most prestigious honor for artistically talented high school students.  
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S.C. Governor's School students have excellent showing at prestigious regional art competition
Students from the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Creative Writing and Visual Art departments had outstanding showings at the Southeast Region At Large Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, earning multiple awards in each of the competition's three categories (Gold Key, Silver Key, Honorable Mention).  
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Drama alumna appears on Fox's 'The Following'
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) graduate Susan Heyward (Drama, 2001) has a recurring role on Fox's new show, The Following. 
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First Semester Honor Roll represents all of SC
More than 30 cities are represented by students on the first semester honor roll which includes the President's List (students who earned all A's) and Dean's List (students earning A's and B's).  
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S.C. Governor's School begins faculty recital series
On the heels of the successful guest artist concert series Pathways, the South Carolina Governor's School of the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department's spring offerings continue with a faculty recital by pianist Dr. Stephen Taylor, Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus.  
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Drama graduate Nicole Beharie earns two NAACP Image Award nominations
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) graduate Nicole Beharie picked up two award nominations to add to her growing body of critically acclaimed work. The actress was nominated for two NAACP Image Awards for her roles in 42 and Sleepy Hollow.   
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S.C. Governor's School hosts world renowned violinist
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department will conclude its 2013-14 concert series, Pathways, with a performance from violinist Justin Bruns, Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus.  
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Critically acclaimed opera singer performs at S.C. Governor's School
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department continues its 2014 guest artist concert series, Pathways, with a performance by baritone artist Sean Anderson, Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 7:30 p.m., in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus.  
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Three S.C. Governor's School Musicians Earn National Recognition
Three students from the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department started the New Year out on a high note, earning national recognition for their artistic talents.    
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Four S.C. Governor's School students named 2014 National YoungArts finalists
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) has several more names to add to its growing list of students excelling in the arts. Four SCGSAH students were named 2014 YoungArts finalists by the National YoungArts Foundation, an organization that discovers the next generation of outstanding visual, literary and performing artists. 
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2014 Applications Due Jan. 8
Students interested in attending the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) for the 2014-2015 school year or the 2014 summer programs are encouraged to get their applications in by the Jan. 8, 2014 deadline for full consideration.  
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S.C. Governor's School graduate wins Michelin Design Challenge
South Carolina Governor�s School of Arts and Humanities graduate Austin Cox won the Michelin Challenge Design competition for the Detroit College of Creative Studies, according to an article published at Car Body Design. 
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S.C. Governor's School violinist selected to play at Carnegie Hall
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities Music Department student Tina Zheng has been selected for the 2014 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. The junior violinist will travel to New York in February to participate in the Performance Series' high school orchestra. 
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The S.C. Governor's School jazz concert puts a twist on the classics
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department presents an evening of jazz orchestra, Monday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus, located at 15 University St. in downtown Greenville.  
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Compositions from Beethoven, Vivaldi, featured at S.C. Governor's School Concert
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department presents An Evening of String Chamber Music, Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus located at 15 University St. in downtown Greenville.  
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S.C. Governor's School Presents: Choral Concert
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department will give the gift of music to the Greenville community with its annual Choral Concert, Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. The free concert will be held in the sanctuary of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church, located at 200 Buncombe St. in downtown Greenville.
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S.C. Governor's School Presents: Holiday Celebration
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department students take their talents out into the local Greenville community with a Holiday Celebration concert featuring the Wind Ensemble and the Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, located at 847 Cleveland Street. 
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World renowned dance instructor to teach classes, compose new work at S.C. Governor's School
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities Dance Department is proud to host Kathleen Jewett of Shen Wei Dance Arts on campus the week of December 2.  
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Governor's School concert takes audience from the classics to the modern era
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department will take a journey through the history of music during An Evening of Wind Chamber Music, Tuesday, Dec. 3 in Smith Recital Hall.   
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Governor's School graduate selected for upcoming show in New York
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities graduate Jacolby Satterwhite will be a featured artist in the March 2014 Whitney Biennial, at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, the Free Times reports.  
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Theater and music meet at S.C. Governor's School performance
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department presents an afternoon of Opera Scenes Sunday, Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus.   
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S.C. Governor's School presents piano ensemble concert
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department presents a piano ensemble concert Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus.   
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S.C. Governor's School presents Percussion Ensemble concert
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department presents a Percussion Ensemble concert, Monday, Nov. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus.      
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Governor's School Drama Production: Fences
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) drama students will perform Fences, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by August Wilson Nov. 21-24.  
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S.C. Governor's School presents Percussion Ensemble concert
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department presents a Percussion Ensemble concert, Monday, Nov. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus.  
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Governor's School 'Excellent' for fifth straight year
For the fifth consecutive year, the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) earned an overall rating of "Excellent" on the State of South Carolina's Annual School Report Card, released by the state's Department of Education this week 
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S.C. Governor's School presents brass chamber concert
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department presents a brass chamber concert Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus.  
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Classical works and live instrumentation highlight Fall Dance performance
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) dance students will put on their annual Fall Dance performance at the Peace Center Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m.  
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Pathways concert series continues with world renowned pianist
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Department's 2013-2014 guest artist concert series, Pathways, continues with a performance from pianist Wael Farouk, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus.   
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Governor's School honored for excellence in arts education
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) was honored as an "Exemplary School" at the 2013 Art Schools Network (ASN) Recognition Awards during a national conference at New York University Thursday, Oct. 24.
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Governor's School piano competition brings out S.C.'s best, brightest
Thirty-three talented piano students competed in The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) inaugural Junior Artist Piano Competition, which took place Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013.    
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Governor's School announces artists for new concert series
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) music department will launch its new guest artist concert series, Pathways, with a clarinet performance by Daniel Gilbert Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on the school's campus.  
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Governor's School Drama Production: The Rimers of Eldritch
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) drama students will perform The Rimers of Eldritch, a play by Lanford Wilson Nov. 7-10. Performances take place in Sakas Theater on the SCGSAH campus. The play runs Thursday, Nov. 7 through Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee performance runs Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.  
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Governor's School presents guest author Peter Carlin
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) presents a reading by author Peter Carlin on his best-selling biography, Bruce this Wednesday, October 23 at 7:00pm at the Handlebar (304 E Stone Ave) in Greenville, SC. The event is free and open to the public.  
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Music students perform free concert in Florence
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities (SCGSAH) music students are performing in Florence as part of the 2013 Share the Music Tour Concert.  The free-to-the-public concert will be held at Central United Methodist Church (167 North Irby Street) on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 8:00 pm.
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Music student named semifinalist in the National Achievement Program
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Senior Bre Byrd is a semifinalist in the National Achievement® Scholarship Program.
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SCGSAH ranks 3rd in SC SAT Scores
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) ranks 3rd in the state for 2013 SAT scores. 
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SCGSAH instructor Paul Yanko exhibits work in Columbia
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Visual Arts faculty member Paul Yanko is currently exhibiting his art at if ART Gallery in Columbia, SC until October 5, 2013. The exhibit, Micro, includes new paintings and monotypes. 
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Music student recognized for Diversity Leadership
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Music Senior Bre Byrd was named the Outstanding High School Student for the 2013 Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards. 
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Governor's School alumna lands role in The Hunger Games movie
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) graduate and Pageland, SC native Patina Miller has been cast as Commander Paylor in Lionsgate's The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2.
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Governor's School graduate stars in Fox network television show, Sleepy Hollow
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) graduate and Orangeburg native Nicole Beharie stars in the Fox television show Sleepy Hollow.  
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Creative Writer wins inaugural national writing contest
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Creative Writing Senior Ian Burnette is the inaugural winner of the National Teen Writing Contest, a contest created by The Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University.  
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Alumna is first African American actress on HBO Series Girls
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) graduate and Simpsonville native Danielle Brooks is to be the first African American actress on HBO's series Girls.
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Governor's School is making our state proud
A note from Dr. Bruce Halverson, President of SCGSAH. Click here to read further the successes of the best art school in the country.  
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New Sculpture has Governor's School Ties
The first public art work honoring an entertainer will stand in Greenville, SC, thanks to the work of Norman Belk and Joe Thompson. Click to read more about the Peg Leg Bates sculpture and the September 14 dedication.
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Yearbooks on Sale
Yearbooks are currently on sale for the cheapest price of the year! 
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Governor's School hosts first state-wide piano competition
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) will host its first piano competition on October 19, 2013 and is seeking pianists from across South Carolina to participate.  Deadline for applications is September 16, 2013. APPLY
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SCGSAH welcomes 2013/14 High School students
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) welcomes students for the 2013/14 High School program. Students moved in August 10 and 11 and began orientation for the school year.
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Alumna performs leading role in Guthrie Theatre's Pride and Prejudice
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) graduate and Lexington, SC native Ashley Rose Montondo is playing the female lead in the Guthrie Theatre adaptation of Pride and Prejudice.
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Drama alumna in Broadway World article
Alumna Kamaria Hallums-Harris (Drama, 2010) receives rave reviews in Broadway World for her character Myrrhine in "Lysistrata," performing at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center in Seattle, Washington.
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Drama alumna in New York Times
SCGSAH alumna Danielle Brooks (Drama, 2007) is featured in a New York Times article for her new role in the Netflix original series "Orange is the New Black."
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News: Local students to attend Governor's School Summer Programs
SOUTH CAROLINA – June 14, 2013 –Students from across the state will attend the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Summer Programs. Students attend programs based on their age and art discipline.
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Alumna Patina Miller wins Tony Award
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) graduate and Pageland, SC native Patina Miller accepted the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical on June 9.
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SCGSAH highlighted in National Endowment for the Arts article
The National Endowment for the Arts highlights SCGSAH in the new edition of NEA Arts Magazine. The author, Jamie McCrary, is also a Govie Alumni from 2006. 
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News story on Music student and composer, Gabe Smallwood
WBTW, News 13 covered a story on our music student and Florence native Gabe Smallwood for winning the National Federation of Music Clubs Junior Composers Contest.
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SCGSAH celebrates Class of 2013
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) students from across the state graduated with the Class of 2013 on Friday, May 24, 2013. Graduation events took place on the school campus, as well as the Peace Center in Greenville, SC. 
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Designated Arts Schools Network Exemplary School
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities has been designated a 2013-2015 Exemplary School by Arts Schools Network, the nation's largest professional membership organization of specialized arts schools. 
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Governor's School Drama students present Macbeth, 5/16-5/18
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Drama students present Macbeth by William Shakespeare.
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Governor's School presents Spring Dance performance, 5/18-5/19
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Dance Department presents the annual Spring Dance performance. The event will take place on Saturday, May 18 at 7:30pm and Sunday, May 19 at 2:00 at the Gunter Theater in Greenville, SC. 
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Visual Arts student exhibition, 5/13 - 5/16
Visual Arts exhibition available for viewing from now until Thursday, May 16. Shown in Lipscomb Gallery on the SCGSAH campus, the exhibition will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
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5/10 & 5/11 Senior Class Portfolio Readings
Come listen to our amazing Creative Writing Seniors as they read from their portfolios. 
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5/12 Opera Scenes
Voices trained, costumes ready and scenes are set. Come hear our vocalists perform their opera scenes Sunday, May 12.  
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SCGSAH ranked 59 in Newsweek's "2013 America's Best High Schools"
Newsweek announced the "2013 America's Best High Schools" and the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities (SCGSAH) was ranked 59. SCGSAH has been ranked for three consecutive years. 
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Govie Patina Miller receives 2nd Tony nomination for Pippin
Drama Govie Patina Miller receives 2nd Tony Awards nomination, this time for Pippin the Musical (formerly starring in Sister Act The Musical).
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Wrenn Schmidt (2001, Drama) listed in the Top 10 actresses to watch in 2013
IndieWire's blog "The Playlist" lists the Top 10 Actresses to Watch in 2013, and our own Wrenn Schmidt (2001, Drama) is among the chosen actresses. With the success of "Boardwalk Empire" under her belt and "The Master Builder" with John Turturro on the way, it is no surprise to us! Don't miss the mention of another Govie, Nicole Beharie (2003, Drama) who had been previously listed.  Article
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George Singleton's Stray Decorum as a finalist for the 2013 SIBA Book Awards.
Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) selects George Singleton's Stray Decorum as a finalist for the 2013 SIBA Book Awards. 
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SCGSAH accepts students for 2013/14 High School
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) accepts students for the 2013/14 high school program. 
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Osamu Kobayashi (2002, Visual Arts) has been selected for the American Academy of Arts and Letters "Art Purchase Program."
Osamu Kobayashi (2002, Visual Arts) has been selected, along with 12 other artists, for the American Academy of Arts and Letters "Art Purchase Program." 
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Number one box office hit, "42" stars SCGSAH Drama alumnae
Nicole Beharie, Drama 2003, plays Jackie Robinson's wife in the just released biopic "42." The first drama student to be accepted to the Juilliard School for drama, Nicole is considered a trailblazer for SCGSAH.
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Drama Chair Dan Murray: This Is Us
Susan Heyward is the daughter of a Charleston minister. She auditioned for our inaugural Drama class in spring, 1999, and was put on the wait list for a school that as yet had no theatre, studios, or classrooms. 
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Students are state finalists for National History Day
Students from the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities (SCGSAH) are state qualifiers in the National History Day (NHD) competition. 
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SCGSAH Visual Artists named national winners
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) senior Visual Arts students Cina Noel, Walhalla and Albert Owens, Summerville, win national awards from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of 2013.
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Students excel in Scholastic Writing Awards
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) student Anthony DeSantis has won the national gold portfolio award for Creative Writing, the highest level of recognition in the 2013 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. He is among seven total national award winners each receiving $10,000 scholarship. 
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Drama student wins national Shakespeare Competition
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) senior drama student Olivia Wilusz wins Oglethorpe University's Georgia Shakespeare Competition and garnered a full scholarship to the university. 
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South Carolina dance student accepted to Juilliard
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) senior dance student Anson Zwingelberg is accepted to The Juilliard School for dance. 
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SCGSAH students take a trip to Italy and perform at the Vatican
Nearly 50 South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH)  music students traveled to Italy for spring break (March 8 – March 16), which included a performance in Vatican City the week Pope Francis was elected.  
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Dancers take top honors at international dance competition
The Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP) competition has recognized South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) dance students with top placements in Contemporary and Classical categories. 
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2013 Spring Wind Ensemble - Monday, March 25
On Monday, March 25, the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) presents its Spring Wind Ensemble concert. 
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SC Governor's School students named semi-finalists for the US Presidential Scholars program
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) senior Creative Writing students are recognized in the US Presidential Scholars program. Julia Hogan, Lois Carlisle and Laura Rashley are semi-finalists for the US Presidential Scholars in the Arts (PSA) program, while Emily Knott is a candidate for the US Presidential Scholars program. 
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The National YoungArts Foundation awards more than $20,000 to Governor's School Creative Writers
The National YoungArts Foundation (formerly known as the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts) YoungArts competition has recognized South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) creative writing students with awards totaling more than $20,000. 
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SCGSAH instructor's work chosen for national publication
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Visual Arts instructor Paul Yanko selected for New American Paintings magazine. 
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Drama alumnae joins Emmy Award winner for new production
Drama Alumnae Wrenn Schmidt announced as part of Master Builder cast.  
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Visiting performer designs art, comedy and family fun: Feb. 27
The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) will welcome Doug Berky to campus Wednesday, February 27, 2013. 
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Drama alumnae Nicole Beharie featured in Vanity Fair!
Nicole Beharie featured in this month's Vanity Fair.
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Creative Writing students excel in Scholastic Writing Awards
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) creative writing students received 251 total awards in the recent Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards for the Southeast Region. It is the first year all 26 Creative Writing junior and senior students received awards. 
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All State selects Governor's School music students
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) sends select music students to All State Band, All State Jazz Band and Region Band events. 
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Visual Arts students create Mardi Gras masks for a great cause
Emrys, a literary arts organization, has partnered with the SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) to enhance the Fête Tuesday event on February 12.  The Mardi Gras-themed event will offer the finest in New Orleans food, music and amour de la vie!
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International poetry contest recognizes Governor's School Creative Writing students
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) poetry students Ian Burnette and Anne Shelley Hucks were recognized by the international poetry contest,  The Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize for Young Writers. 
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Acclaimed singer/songwriter comes home to the Upstate for Governor's School performance
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) will welcome Marshall Chapman to campus Wednesday, February 20, 2013.
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The Governor's School recognizes academic achievement
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) recognizes student(s) with the 2012 Fall President's List and Dean's List. 
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Drama alumnus featured in YoungArts video
Drama Alumnus Wonza Johnson is featured in this video about National YoungArts Foundation's YoungArts Week:
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YoungArts Week Creative Writing Readings (Video)
Creative Writing students Julia Hogan, Laura Rashley, Lois Carlisle and Allison Cooke give readings at the National YoungArts Foundation's YoungArts Week in Miami, Florida. Shelly Hucks is featured in the last video. 
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Govie alum uses music as medicine (Video)
SCGSAH music alumnus Zach Dellinger speaks at TedX San Diego about his group The Street Symphony: 
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SCGSAH faculty perform in Warehouse Theatre production: Eurydice
Drama faculty Jayce Tromsness and Enrollment representative Prentiss Standridge can be seen in The Warehouse Theatre's production of Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice through 2/16. 
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SCGSAH faculty member Paul Yanko exhibiting at the MAC Gallery
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) faculty member Paul Yanko is currently exhibiting his art in conjunction with three other artists. The art exhibition "Counterpoints: Space and Form" will run from now until February 15 at the Metropolitan Arts Council Gallery. An opening reception will held on January 25.  
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Sculpture Dedication: Joe Thompson's speech (video)
Please view this special artist talk by Joe Thompson during the dedication of his sculpture Nature/Nurture that now sits at the entrance of the school. 
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SCGSAH student uses art to volunteer with Greenville Children's Hospital (video)
Watch this video on how Visual Arts student Rachel Taylor plans to give back to her community using art.
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Acclaimed Duo Opus Two performs at Governor's School: Jan. 17
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) will welcome Opus Two to campus Thursday, January 17. The acclaimed violin and piano duo will perform in Smith Hall at 7:30pm.
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2013 Scholastic Art Awards recognize Visual Arts students
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts (SCGSAH) Visual Arts students are recognized in the 2013 Scholastic Art Awards for the South Carolina Art Region and will exhibit their work from January 14 until February 2, 2013 at the Monsanto Art Gallery, Lander University. A reception will be held at the Cultural Center of Lander University on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 2 p.m. 
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Wind Ensemble in Concert at the Peace Center
March 25, 2009 - The Wind Ensemble from the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities will hold its spring concert 7:30pm, Tuesday, March 31 at The Peace Center's Gunter Theatre, 300 South Main Street.
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Governor's School Student Musicians to Tour Italy
March 12, 2009 - Kati and Joy Lear of Mount Pleasant have started packing their bags.
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Student Named Presidential Scholars Candidate
March 3, 2009 - Neha Parthasarathy, a senior Creative Writing student from Simpsonville, is one of 60 students nationwide selected as a Presidential Scholar in the Arts candidate, the U.S. Department of Education announced.  
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Governor's School to Host German Pianist Andreas Boyde
February 26, 2009 - World-renowned German pianist Andreas Boyde will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m., on Thursday, February 26, 2009, at the SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities. The concert is open to the public and will be held in Smith Recital Hall. 
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Surdna Foundation Awards $80,000 Grant to SC Governor's School for the Arts Foundation, Inc.
February 24, 2009 - Surdna Foundation has awarded an $80,000 grant to the Governor's School for the Arts Foundation, Inc. to fund guest artist visits to the campus of the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities for intensive artistic training of students.
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