TEXARKANA — Arkansas High School will be sending four students to the 42nd annual Arkansas Governor’s School hosted at Arkansas Tech University.
The four students are Summer Barrick, KeeYonece Butler, Rashad Thrower, and Benjamin Tripp Wilson.
The governor’s school is a four-week summer residential program for upcoming high school seniors who are residents in Arkansas. The Arkansas State Legislature funds the program as a portion of the biennial appropriation for Gifted and Talented Programs through the Arkansas Department of Education.
The highly competitive selection for the school is based on a combination of ability and interest.
The governor’s school is a non-credit program that seeks to create a unique experience for a select group of Arkansas’ best students.