Hartsville, SC – Three students from Greenwood County have been accepted to the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) in Hartsville. They join students from across South Carolina to form the Class of 2019.
GSSM students moved onto campus in mid-August and classes started August 14. This year, the School celebrates 276 students representing 128 high schools and 35 counties.
Will Ramsey, son of Mei Kung and Bill Ramsey of Greenwood, transferred to GSSM from Emerald High School.
Paul Caleb Sprowl, son of Monique Sprowl and Willie Chiles, Jr. of Greenwood, transferred to GSSM from Greenwood High School.
Kenneth A. Winterfeldt, son of Cynthia Love and Stephan Winterfeldt of Saulda, transferred to GSSM from Ninety Six High School.
For nearly thirty years, GSSM has been one of the nation's top ranked residential high schools, serving the state's highest achieving juniors and seniors. It offers unique, college-level courses and a hands-on curriculum with a special focus on science, technology, engineering, math and research, along with concentrations in economics and entrepreneurship, as well as a full array of humanities courses.
One of 12 specialized science and math programs in the country, the School has been nationally recognized for its overall excellence, strong mix of intellectual challenges and dedicated teachers, as well as its rigorous mentored scientific and economic research program.