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Thirty-two students participate in 2021 Governor’s School for the Arts

The 2021 Governor’s School for the Arts, which closed its three-week session July 16, welcomed nearly three dozen rising juniors and seniors from Fayette County Public Schools. As a program of the Kentucky Performing Arts, GSA immerses talented students in master arts classes and creative projects led by professional artists. The University of Kentucky hosted this summer’s session, which organizers modified for COVID-19 precautions. For questions, please email the GSA program staff

Congratulations to the following participants from FCPS:

Bryan Station High School

  • Madeline Cronen, drama
  • Cindy Ernest, drama
  • Abigail Henz, architecture & design
  • Joshua Hocker, architecture & design
  • Will Long, film & photography
  • Andrew Peng, instrumental music - strings

Carter G. Woodson Academy

  • Jathan Briscoe, musical theatre

Henry Clay High School                                                                            

  • Claire Baumann, instrumental music - woodwinds
  • Vivienne Lucier, instrumental music - piano & strings

Lafayette High School

  • John Baniak, drama
  • Avery Brewer, dance
  • Aileen Conner, vocal music
  • Gabriel Curtis, instrumental music - brass
  • Gillian Faulkner, instrumental music - strings
  • Lily Foster, film & photography
  • Maggie Gladding, creative writing
  • Annie Harris, drama
  • David Hensley, drama
  • Bryce Mayo, dance
  • Josiah McKinney, instrumental music - brass
  • Lillian Miracle, dance
  • Colin Neal, instrumental music - percussion
  • Colton Simmons, architecture & design
  • Brennen Taggart, instrumental music - strings
  • Luise Wendroth, instrumental music – strings  

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

  • Olivia Andrews-Huffman, visual art
  • Anna Chen, instrumental music - piano
  • Aria Daffron, musical theatre
  • Sara Falluji, creative writing
  • Daksha Pillai, creative writing
  • Alden Yorba, instrumental music - strings
  • Sophia Zhou, visual art

Source: Governor’s School for the Arts

(Posted July 20, 2021)