GSSM welcomes two Darlington County students
Jacob Pritchett and Chasity Waldron, of Darlington County, have been accepted to the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) in Hartsville. They join students from across South Carolina to form the Class of 2019.
GSSM students moved onto campus in mid-August and classes started August 14. This year, the School celebrates 276 students representing 128 high schools and 35 counties.
Jacob Pritchett, son of Shelley and Stuart Pritchett of Swansea, and Chasity Waldron, daughter of Shannon Harrison Waldron and Lee Waldron of Hartsville, both transferred to GSSM from Hartsville High School.
For nearly thirty years, GSSM has been one of the nation’s top ranked residential high schools, serving the state’s highest achieving juniors and seniors. It offers unique, college-level courses and a hands-on curriculum with a special focus on science, technology, engineering and math.