Area Residents Attend Alabama Governor’s School at Samford
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Four area residents were among 83 outstanding rising high school seniors chosen to attend the 2013 session of Alabama Governor’s School at Samford University June 16-28.

Participants included Rebecca Harvey and London Huie, both of Anniston; Bailey Heflin and Regan Robertson, both of Oxford.

AGS participants received college level experience in academics, creativity and leadership. Course topics included the arts, law, healthcare, Alabama ecosystems and entrepreneurship—16 varied subjects in all. Students also participated in a service project, visited American Village in Montevallo and attended a Birmingham Barons baseball game.

Harvey, daughter of Susan and Tim Harvey, attends Faith Christian School.

Huie, son of Doug Huie and Kelly Huie, attends Faith Christian School.

Heflin, daughter of Kim and Randy Heflin, attends Oxford High School.

Robertson, daughter of Dan Robertson and Jennifer Robertson, attends Oxford High School.

AGS students are nominated by their schools on the basis of academic ability, leadership qualities, creativity and community service. Selection is based on teacher and guidance counselor nominations, and a written essay.

This year’s AGS participants represented 53 high schools in 29 counties.
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