Jasmine Farr is Alcorn Central High School’s nominee to this summer’s annual Mississippi Governor’s School (MGS).
Farr plays clarinet in the ACHS Purple Pride band and is also a member of the National Beta Club. She has achieved a Top 10 ranking in her class.
The MGS is a residential honors program established in 1981 by Gov. William F. Winter and the faculty and administration at Mississippi University for Women. The MGS provides academic, creative and leadership experience for high school juniors and seniors.
Participants from around the state take part in a three-week residential collegiate experience that blends cultural, academic, social and recreational components.
The governor’s school emphasizes the interaction between formal and informal learning. The program inspires the love of learning, discovery of self and the desire to use gifts and talents to improve society.