The Christian County Public School System will be sending nearly a dozen students to the annual Governor’s Scholar Program this year and more could be chosen.
A news release from the school district says 11 local juniors were chosen for the prestigious program in addition to seven alternates.
The Christian County High School juniors attending will be Katie Gamble, Andrea Gray, MacKenzie Wyatt and Alicia Yoho. Alternates from County High will be Whitney Martin, Jonathan Shanklin and Megan Spencer.
Students honored from Hopkinsville High School will be Dustin Burch, Grey Campbell, Maureen Davies, Morgan Eli, Erin Ganley, Christopher Kinnard and Olivia McGee.
Alternates form the Koffman Drive school include Younique Bussell, Lexus Cabiness, Zachary Childers and Frankie Mullen.
The program works to provide academic and personal growth through the balance of a strong liberal arts program with a full co-curricular and residential life experience. The sessions are hosted at colleges across Kentucky, including Murrray State.