Kang to attend Governor’s School

By Nolan Gilmour - ngilmour@civitasmedia.com


LAURINBURG — One Laurinburg family continues to turn out some of North Carolina’s brightest students.

Jason Kang, a junior at Scotland High School, was selected to attend the 2017 North Carolina Governor’s School West campus in the area of Mathematics.

He will be packing his suitcase and heading to Salem College in Winston-Salem from June 18 to July 26.

Kang, the youngest son of Esther Lee and David Kang, has two older brothers who graduated from SHS, who were also selected to attend Governor’s School. Matthew Kang attended Governor’s School West in the area of Natural Science in 2011; Christian Kang attended Governor’s School East in the area of Math in 2014… Scotland County Grows Greatness!

His oldest brother, Matthew Kang, attended Governor’s School West in the area of natural science in 2011 and his other brother, Christian Kang, attended Governor’s School East in the area of mathematics in 2014.

There are 670 students attending Governor’s School at its east campus of Salem College in Winston-Salem and its west campus at Meredith College in Raleigh.

The faculty and staff of the Governor’s School consist of distinguished teachers and professionals from public and private schools, colleges, and universities across the country. Others are independent artists and scholars.

The summer residential program was originally founded by Gov. Terry Sanford in 1963. The program, which does not involve credit, tests or grades, is the oldest statewide summer residential program for intellectually gifted high school students in the nation.


By Nolan Gilmour


Reach Nolan Gilmour at 910-506-3171

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