24th Annual Governor’s School To Conclude With Presentations At NDSU

Exceptional students from high schools throughout North Dakota will showcase their work next week as 2013 Governor’s School concludes.

For six weeks, students participate in the residential program that offers the opportunity to live on the North Dakota State University campus, attain graduate-level learning in a variety of disciplines, engage in team-building activities and partake in service-learning projects.

These high schoolers will share their knowledge through presentations that are open to the public on July 11-12.

Thursday, July 11

  • Band concert, 7 p.m., Festival Concert Hall
  • Reception with drama and creative writing presentation, 8 p.m., Memorial Union Ballroom

Friday, July 12

  • Science presentation, 8 a.m., Memorial Union Hidatsa room, second floor
  • Math and information technology presentation, 1 p.m., Memorial Union Hidatsa room, second floor
  • Visual arts presentation, 1:30 p.m., Memorial Union Gallery
  • Science poster session, 2:30 p.m., Memorial Union Ballroom
  • ND Governor’s School 2013 Closing Ceremony, 5 p.m., Memorial Union Ballroom

Governor’s School Director Lonnie Hass said the students are recognized as leaders and gain academic and social growth from participating in the program.

Vincent Campanale, a 2013 math program participant from Antler, N.D., agrees. “North Dakota State University’s Governor’s School is a wonderful place to learn more and has given me a new look to my future,” he said.

Governor’s School offers students programs in the following areas: engineering, laboratory science, mathematics, information technology, English and visual arts, which alternates each year with performance arts. Closing events will feature student work, such as synopses of their research, data collected, art pieces, poems and any other work they choose to display.

To learn more, visit www.ndsu.edu/govschool or email ndsu.govschool@ndsu.edu.

NDSU is recognized as one of the nation’s top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.