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Governors Honors nominees announced
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Newton County School System has 32 students nominated to represent the district in the Governor’s Honors Program.

There are seven nominees from Alcovy High School, 13 from Eastside High and 12 from Newton High.

The enrichment program for rising juniors and seniors is held each summer at of Valdosta State University. District nominees participated in  statewide interviews in early February. Finalists will be announced on March 25. he students were nominated by their teachers for a specific instructional area matching their abilities, aptitudes and interests. In addition to submitting endorsements and grade transcripts, the nominees then had to participate in a statewide screening interview or audition depending on their desired major.

Here are the nominees, and their area of specialization: NAME SCHOOL AREA OF NOMINATION

Meredith Hewitt Alcovy High School, Visual Arts

Robert Hight Alcovy High School, Biology

Jeffrey Jones Alcovy High School, Social Studies

Max Alas Solorio Alcovy High School, Chemistry

Amanda Barrentine Alcovy High School, Latin

Sandy Davis Alcovy High School, Latin

Dominique Claggette Alcovy High School, Visual Arts

Robin Greer Eastside High School, Mathematics

Seth Kimbrell Eastside High School, Latin

Marshal Conner Bryan Eastside High School, Latin

Morgan Green Eastside High School, Latin

Jazmin Ireland Eastside High School, Latin

Maya Collins Eastside High School, Mathematics

Mary Lathem Eastside High School, Communicative Arts

Arynn Veteto Eastside High School, Visual Arts

Brittany Worton Eastside High School, Visual Arts

Kalin Jordan Eastside High School, Visual Arts

Marisa Trammel Eastside High School, Music/Woodwinds (Flute)

Gemariah M E Clark Eastside High School, Music/Brass (Tuba)

Chelsea Flowers Eastside High School, Music/Voice (Alto)

Martha Gourley Newton High School, Dance

Alex Grady Newton High School Mathematics

Ian Bachiller Newton High School, Social Studies

Jasmine Johnson Newton High School Social Studies

Jemeia Kollie Newton High School, Social Studies

Ian Elliott Newton High School, Social Studies

Omar Scruggs Newton High School, Social Studies

Shacora Mitchell Newton High School, Executive Management

Alexander Oshifodunrin Newton High School, Technology

Amanda Manowski Newton High School, Visual Arts

Aaron Cole Newton High School, Visual Arts

Erica Dawkins Newton High School, Music/Voice (Alto)