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Over the summer, many students participated in the GSA Program at the University of Kentucky. How many students went? When did the program happen?

Kentucky: group of kids in different color shirts sitting on large stepsMore than 250 young artists from all regions in the commonwealth participated in the Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts. This program began on June 23 and ended on July 13.

During the 3-week stay, students from 53 counties immersed themselves in daily seminars, master-classes, lectures, hands-on workshops, and a few field trips to regional arts attractions. There were 9 disciplines provided for the students: Architecture+Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Instrumental Music, Musical Theatre, Film+Photography, Visual Art and Vocal Music.

Students from Lafayette, Dunbar, Henry Clay, Tates Creek, Bryan Station, Sayre School, and Trinity Christian Academy participated in the educational program.

Since 1987, GSA has hosted more than 6,100 high school sophomores and juniors during their summer program. There are 30 colleges and universities that offer scholarships to alumni of GSA and 23 of those are in Kentucky.

 

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