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Ten PTHS Students Selected for Governor's School for the Arts

Governor’s School for the Arts provides hands-on arts opportunities for promising high school sophomores and juniors in nine different arts disciplines: Architecture, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Instrumental Music, Musical Theater, New Media, Visual Art and Vocal Music. The three week program is hosted by Centre College.

Jose Roberto Dos Remedios is a member of the PTHS Choir, Prime Rib, Academic Team, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, and Beta Club. Dos Remedios serves on the youth missions council at Concord United Methodist Church. His parents are Bob and Julie Dos Remedios.

Tyran Fitzgerald is a member of the PTHS Band, Jazz Band, Choir, Prime Rib and Cross Country. He is a member of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra youth choir and participates in the music ministry at Harrison Street Missionary Baptist Church. His parents are Sharla Wilson and Jewel Wilson.

Emma Johnson is a member of the PTHS Choir and Concordia. She takes dance at Beverly Rogers Academy of Dance and voice from Clinton Warf. She is an actor at Market House Theatre. Her parents are Elizabeth and Wayne Johnson.

Trevor Williams is a member of the PTHS Choir. He takes dance at Beverly Rogers Academy of Dance. His parents are Jennifer Baird and T.L. Williams.

1700 students auditioned for the program this year at four sites across Kentucky. Approximately 250 students are selected for GSA, an honor which includes: full tuition, room and board to attend the school; the opportunity to learn in a supportive community of distinguished master-teachers; the chance to audition for scholarships before the nation’s top colleges and universities; and participation in the Student Performance Festival at the conclusion of the program.

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