Published on July 30th, 2014 | by TLV News0
LHS Student Completes Mississippi Governor’s School
This article originally appeared in The Local Voice #208.
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Donovan Smith has completed the 2014 session of the Mississippi Governor’s School. The Governor’s School is a residential honors program established in 1981 by Governor William F. Winter at Mississippi University for Women. The Governor’s School is designed to provide academic, creative, and leadership experiences for a limited number of rising high school juniors and seniors who have demonstrated exceptional ability and achievement in their studies and who show high intellectual, creative, and leadership potential.
Donovan Smith is the son of Graham and Jennifer Harrell of Oxford, Mississippi. Donovan has just completed the 11th grade at Lafayette High School where he has received the following awards: National Honor Society Certificate of Membership, The National Beta Club Certificate of Membership, Mu Alpha Theta Certificate of Membership, and Graphic Design II Certificate of Academic Excellence. His additional community activities include More Than a Meal, volunteering at the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society, and Oxford Mayor’s Youth Council. He plans to pursue Aerospace Engineering as his career. At Governor’s School, he studied Compos Mentis: What is Normal? and Inconceivable! A Narrative of the Sword.