PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. -- Pulaski County Special School District is proud to have 13 students attend Arkansas Governor’s School at Arkansas Tech University this summer.
The following students have been selected for the 2021 Arkansas Governor’s School:
Eva Casto - Maumelle High School - Mathematics
Jacob Deneke - Joe T. Robinson High School - Natural Science
Connor Keeler - Sylvan Hill High School - Instrumental Music
Gibbs Kell - Joe T. Robinson High School - Social Science
Sydney Littrell - Joe T. Robinson High School - Instrumental Music
Geronimo Mckee - Maumelle High School - Social Science
Geneva Millikan - Maumelle High School - Drama
Madison Mobley - Joe T. Robinson High School - English/Language Arts
Jakobi Oliver - Maumelle High School - Drama
Olivia O’Quinn - Joe T. Robinson High School - Visual Arts
Kory Putnam - Maumelle High School - Social Science
Caleb Smith - Sylvan Hills High - Cybersecurity Specialty Program
Delaney Swinton - Sylvan Hills High - Mathematics
“We are so proud of these students and know they will represent us well at Arkansas Governor’s School,” said superintendent Dr. Charles McNulty. “Our schools cannot wait to see what valuable information they learn and bring back and how they will apply it the rest of their lives.”
The four week summer program is a unique experience for rising Arkansas seniors. The students, selected by a committee named by the State Department of Education, live on the campus of Arkansas Tech University and attend classes in three areas of curriculum.
About two-thirds of class time is devoted to the student’s selected discipline, which includes choral music, drama, English/language arts, instrumental music, mathematics, natural science, social science, and visual art. Students also work in general conceptual development and personal and social development.
The 42nd annual Arkansas Governor’s School is scheduled for July 5-August 1, 2021.