Produced, Filmed + Edited in 2011 by Jacki Huntington for The Reese Felts Digital Newsroom
Attended annually by 600 high school students chosen for their aptitude in academic and fine arts subjects, North Carolina Governor's School offers gifted and talented high school students a summer full of opportunities—all for free—with no grades, no tests and no limit to what seems possible.
Now, funding for the program might be completely eliminated, according to a report of the N.C. General Assembly's Education Budget Reduction Options. The state could consider making Governor's School, which costs taxpayers $849,588 annually, an entirely fee-supported program.
In this video, Governor's School alumni at Carolina talk about how their experiences participating in the program affected them.
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