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RCPS students selected for prestigious GHP 2022 program
Posted on 04/07/2022
Governor's Honors Program logoApril 7, 2022

Conyers, Ga. – 
This year, three students from Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) have been selected to attend the 2022 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) hosted at Berry College in Rome, Georgia this summer. The students selected are:

Brooklyn Compton (HHS), Visual Arts
Kayla Holland (RMSST), Science - Biology
Maxwell Zhang (RMSST), Mathematics

RCPS Superintendent Dr. Terry Oatts said, “I congratulate our students for being selected for such a prestigious educational program. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to enrich their learning over the summer and participate in a unique experience for gifted scholars.”

GHP is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors. Selection is based on a combination of ability and interest and is highly competitive. More than 3,200 students were nominated at the state level, with more than 1,300 competing as semifinalists in this year’s state interview/audition process in late February and early March.

The 2022 Governor’s Honors Program will take place on the campus of Berry College in Rome, Georgia beginning on Sunday, June 19, 2022. Students will spend the mornings in their major area of nomination, exploring topics not usually found in the regular high school classroom for four consecutive weeks. Evenings are filled with opportunities to attend seminars, activities, concerts, and performances.

More information about GHP can be found on the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement website,   

Pictured below, left to right, Brooklyn Compton, Kayla Holland, Maxwell Zhang.

Pictured left to right, Brooklyn Compton, Kayla Holland, Maxwell Zhang.