Greenfield students receive accolades

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Students at Greenfield School are being recognized for their academic achievements.

• Caroline Stone, a junior, has been selected to represent Greenfield at the Governor’s School of North Carolina, a 5 1/2-week summer residential program for intellectually-gifted high school students, integrating academic disciplines, the arts and unique courses on each of two campuses. The Governor’s School or North Carolina is the oldest statewide summer residential program for academically- or intellectually-gifted high school students in the nation. She will be attending the social science program at High Point College.

• Sophomore Sara Ahmed has been selected to represent Greenfield at Summer Ventures. Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics is a no-cost, state-funded program for academically-talented North Carolina students who aspire to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The program is open to students in their second or third year of high school. They live on a college campus for four weeks in the summer and conduct research around topics of interest, while enjoying the company of like-minded peers. Students will have the opportunity to engage in research with faculty and get hands-on experience at a university.

• Grayson Buchanan, a senior, has been awarded the Global Gap Year Fellowship (GGYF) at the University of North Carolina. This unique program allows Grayson to spend a gap year traveling to several countries around the globe, immersing himself in other cultures and completing service projects along the way.

• Byron Arens was accepted into the N.C. School of Science and Math Mentorship and Summer Research Innovation Program for biomedical engineering. This is a two-week summer intensive, and he was one of only eight students selected.

• Will Powell was accepted into the online program at the North Carolina School of Science and Math and will have the opportunity to take cutting edge electives for the next two years while remaining at Greenfield.