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Local student to attend Governors School for Science and Engineering
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Erin Cantrell-Pryor, a rising Junior at DCHS, was among 80 young rising Juniors and Senior students from across the state to be selected to attend the Tennessee Governor’s School for Science and Engineering held on the campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. This year over 500 students applied and 80 were selected based on grades, test scores, essay responses, leadership and other selective criteria. While there, Erin will be earing six college credits in science and math during her five-week stay.The Governor’s Schools were proposed by Governor Lamar Alexander and mandated by the legislature in 1984 to serve the needs of top high school students in the state.