COLUMBIA, SC – ( August 28, 2014 ) – The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of the following individuals to the Board of Trustees:
• Dr. Joe A. Griffin, III, Griffin Plastic Surgery, Florence, SC, Seat – At Large
• John M. Barnes, Jr., Exec. Vice President, Comporium, Rock Hill, SC, Seat – 5th District
• Randal M. Senn, CIO, SCANA, Columbia, SC, Seat – Chair, GSSM Foundation
The mission of the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is to offer our state’s most academically motivated students a unique learning environment that strengthens their ability to think critically, stimulates the joy of learning and fosters the excitement of discovery through hands-on scientific research.
The purpose of GSSM is to positively impact South Carolina’s economic development through the cultivation of our current students and alumni, who are our state’s future political and business leaders. The three new board members join 15 current members from across the state. Visit www.scgssm.org to see the full GSSM Board of Trustees list. http://www.scgssm.org/school/2013-2014-gssm-board-trustees.
The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) is a two-year, public, residential high school in Hartsville, SC, specializing in the advanced study of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), with a unique emphasis on economics and entrepreneurship.
GSSM can serve as many as 300 high school juniors and seniors annually from across the state. In addition, the school impacts thousands of students and teachers each year through its innovative outreach programs. Learn more by visiting www.scgssm.org.