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FCPS sends over three dozen to Governor’s School for the Arts

The 2020 virtual version of Governor’s School for the Arts, which capped its three-week session July 17, welcomed some three dozen rising juniors and seniors from Fayette County Public Schools. The University of Kentucky was supposed to host this summer’s group, but the program moved online because of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. In total, organizers chose 256 participants out of the more than 1,400 applicants. Congratulations to the following:

From Bryan Station High School

  • Adam Florence – instrumental music (strings)
  • Rylea Lewis – vocal music

Frederick Douglass High School

  • Chance Ridgeway – vocal music

Henry Clay High School

  • Wesley Davis - drama
  • Ethan Scott – instrumental music (brass)

 

Lafayette High School

  • Maire Birdwell – instrumental music (woodwinds)
  • Claire Bryant – dance
  • Elke Coenders – creative writing (fiction, creative nonfiction, playwriting)
  • Julianne de la Llana – film & photography
  • Colin Ferguson – instrumental music (brass)
  • Madelyn Groth – dance
  • Gwendolyn Hinkle – dance
  • Hiroshi Hunter – instrumental music (woodwinds)
  • Jaxin Hruby – drama
  • Molly Jacobelli – dance
  • Sophia Kelley – visual art
  • Vivien Kurtz – drama
  • Emma Morris – dance
  • Emma Nevels – vocal music
  • Richard Smith – instrumental music (strings)
  • Sydney Taylor – vocal music
  • Manya Tiwari – creative writing (poetry)
  • Ella Tomb – instrumental music (woodwinds)
  • Phoebe Wagoner – visual art
  • Brandon Wang – instrumental music (woodwinds)
  • Reese Willett – dance
  • Joyce Yang – creative writing (fiction, creative nonfiction, playwriting)

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

  • Addison Adams – musical theater
  • Emma Falluji – instrumental music (piano)
  • Wenbo Fan – creative writing (fiction, nonfiction, playwriting)
  • Jenny Lee – instrumental music (piano)
  • Judy Lee – creative writing (fiction, nonfiction, playwriting)
  • Lucy Nunnelley – drama
  • Lyne-Nicole Odhiambo – creative writing (poetry)
  • Conner Sutton – vocal music
  • Wendy Wei – instrumental music (piano)
  • Chris Wang – instrumental music (brass)

Tates Creek High School

  • Nehreen Afsa – creative writing (poetry)
  • Bella Hardin – creative writing (poetry)

In GSA, a program of the Kentucky Performing Arts, students are immersed in master arts classes and creative projects led by professional artists. For questions, email program director Nick Covault or call (502) 566-5218.


(Posted Aug. 9, 2020)

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