GSSM Graduates Celebrate $10.9 Million in Scholarship Dollars

June 23, 2008

HARTSVILLE, SC – June 23, 2008 -This year, 61 seniors from across the state graduated from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics in Hartsville, earning in excess of $10.9 million in scholarship dollar offerings.

One hundred percent of the graduates will attend college; 100 percent earned Life Scholarships; 93 percent earned Palmetto Fellowships; 26 percent were National Merit Scholars; and eight percent were National Achievement Scholars. Sixty six percent of GSSM’s Class of 2008 will stay in South Carolina for college this fall.

A few of the top colleges attended by recent GSSM graduates include: the University of South Carolina, Clemson, Furman, Harvard, Brown, Duke, University of Virginia, University of Southern California, Vanderbilt, Carnegie Mellon, Emory, Georgia Tech, Northwestern and Davidson.


Governor’s Schools for Science and Mathematics
401 Railroad Avenue
Hartsville, South Carolina 29550
Phone: 803-252-9152