Georgia Department of Education—Governor's Honors Program



Hosted by Valdosta State University, GHP provides enriching educational opportunities not usually available during the school year for intellectually gifted and artistically talented Georgia high school students. Each student admitted into this free program chooses major and minor areas of study and engages in various extracurricular activities, among them educational seminars and arts performances. Interested pupils must be nominated by their schools.

General Info

Name Georgia Department of Education—Governor's Honors Program
Location Valdosta, GA
Year-round Contacts 404-657-0183
Program Focuses & Features Agriculture, Communications, Computers, Dance, English, Environmental Science, French, German, Latin, Math, Music, Science, Spanish, Studio Art, Theater
Grade Range (rising grades) 11-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 16-18
Application Deadline December
Director Dale Lyles, Director
Residential Fee Free (in-state residents). 4 weeks.
Year Established 1964
Dates & Sessions June-July; 1 session, 4 weeks long


Dale Lyles, Director