Jake Crouse of Cheraw will graduate from the SC Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) on Saturday, June 2, in Hartsville.
Crouse is the son of Ray and Mary Crouse. He plans to attend Furman University.
GSSM specializes in the advanced study of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). A statewide, public, residential high school for juniors and seniors, located in Hartsville, SC, GSSM offers 42 specialized STEM courses, including microbiology, calculus-based physics, differential equations and robotics.
The 61 students in the GSSM class of 2012 represent 25 different counties in South Carolina. Together they earned more than $11 million in scholarships.
Sixty-seven percent of the GSSM class of 2012 will attend South Carolina colleges and universities in the fall. Notable out-of-state schools they will attend include Yale, Vanderbilt, Washington and Lee, University of Pennsylvania and Wellesley.