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3 Lincoln County Schools' Students Selected to Attend The Governor's School of North Carolina

The Governor's School of North Carolina is a five-week summer residential program for intellectually gifted high school students, integrating academic disciplines, the arts, and unique courses on each of two campuses. The curriculum focuses on the exploration of the most recent ideas and concepts in each discipline, and does not involve credit, tests, or grades.


The Governor's School is the oldest statewide summer residential program for academically or intellectually gifted high school students in the nation. The program is located on two campuses of up to 305 students each: Governor's School West at Salem College in Winston-Salem, and Governor's School East at Meredith College in Raleigh.  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.


The selection committee chooses academic students, just as college admissions' committees choose among college applicants.  This year 3 Lincoln County students were selected to attend Governor’s School. 


Sierra Gilley of East Lincoln High School will study Mathematics on the campus of Meredith College.  Sierra is the daughter of Todd and Tammy Gilley.


Devlyn Anderson of Lincolnton High School will study Natural Science on the campus of Salem College.  Devlyn is the son of Robert Anderson and Angela Sargent.




Chloe Saine of West Lincoln High School will study English on the campus at Salem College. Chloe is the daughter of Rusty and Kelly Saine.

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