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Governor's Students 
About Governor's School
Governor’s School is open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the counties of Lee, Scott, Wise, and Dickenson, and the City of Norton, who have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

The three-week program features a variety of hands-on activities in one of several subject areas selected by the student. Students spend time in the field, in labs, on tours, and in the classroom with the faculty of Mountain Empire Community College, receiving eight college credit hours – tuition free.

The 2014 Governor’s School will be held June 9 through June 27, 2014.

There are eight (8) strands being offered this summer. They are:
  • Mobile Applications Development 
  • Forensic for the Biology Lab 
  • Entrepreneurship and Regional Tourism
  • Chinese Zodiac Social Network
  • Art Illustration and Animation
  • Old Time String Band and Traditional Music
  •  Engineering Design
  •  Drama Theory & Performance


Additionally, field trips will be made to area 4-year colleges.

To view additional information, click on the 2014 Brochure.
Interested individuals should contact the Governor’s School Coordinator at (276) 523-2400, ext. 307, or

Acceptance on a first-come, first-served basis – space is limited SO APPLY EARLY!

Deadline for application is April 30, 2014.

Funded by The Virginia Department of Education and Mountain Empire Community College

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Last updated: 3/17/2014 1:50:13 PM