New Student Orientation 2017

New Student Orientation for 2017 is coming soon!

Senior Science Scenario 2017

Our seniors will be presenting their Senior Science Scenario research projects on Wednesday, May 24th and Thursday, May 25th, beginning at 7:15 am and ending at 10:20 am. The students will be presenting on the stage of the Sydnor Performance Area in Schewel Hall on the Lynchburg College campus.  The student presentations will address, through modeling, how changes in one aspect of the biosphere might affect other aspects in 50 years.

Recognition Reception 2017

Central Virginia Governor’s School for Science and Technology Recognition Reception 2017

CVGS Research Symposium 2017 Schedule

On Wednesday, April 26, we will have our annual CVGS Research Symposium from 7 until 9 pm.  Our juniors will be making ten-minute presentations of their research projects, and we invite all our CVGS families to come and hear what our researchers have been doing. 
The program for the evening, including the schedule of presentation times and locations, can be found by clicking this LINK.

2017-18 Calendar Approved

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the Governing Board of the Central Virginia Governor's School for Science and Technology approved the CVGS Academic Calendar for 2017-18. You can find the approved calendar by click this LINK.
If you have any questions or concerns about the calendar, please feel free to contact us at (434) 477-5980.

Randolph College SciFest Poetry Jam 2017

Four CVGS students were selected as finalists in Randolph College's SciFest Poetry Jam 2017. The following is a list of each student, his or her home school, and the name of his or her poem:
Grace Chun, Heritage High School, Lunatic
Amber Li, Jefferson Forest High School, Nine-Point Circle
Manan Shah, Heritage High School, Global Warning
Melody Nash, Appomattox High School, Physics

State Science Fair 2017

Thirteen CVGS students participated in the Virginia State Science Fair at VMI on March 25. They represented themselves and CVGS well, and were rewarded for their outstanding research with nine total awards! Congratulations!
Those nine awards are:
Jackson Riffee: 1st place-Mathematical Sciences
Emma Sisk: 1st place-Animal Science
Hannah Steele: Honorable Mention-Engineering: Materials and Bioengineering

Research Symposium at JMU 2017

Six students went with Ms. Coghill and presented their research at the annual Virginia Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (VJSHS) on March 16-17, at JMU. They presented their research in front of a panel of judges and students from other governor's schools across the state. Hannah Steele, Grace Chun, Amber Li, Tanner Gage, Josh Willoughby, and Hunter Diminick represented CVGS very well at this symposium! Congratulations to Hannah Steele, Josh Willoughby, and Hunter Diminick on receiving awards for Outstanding Research! Wonderful job!

Regional Science Fair Results 2017

The 40th annual Central Virginia Regional Science Fair was held on March 4, 2017 at Central Virginia Community College. There were 66 students entered from high school students representing Amherst County, Appomattox County, Bedford County, Campbell County and the City of Lynchburg Public Schools. The fair is an affiliate of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. The regional fair's website is:

CVGS Goes to Richmond

On Monday, January 23, 2017, six CVGS students went with Dr. Smith to Richmond to meet with area legislators. The delegation included four seniors, Madi Alvis (Rustburg High School), Julia Grier (Jefferson Forest High School), Summer Rucker (Amherst), and Hannah Schrock (William Campbell Combined School), and two juniors, Skylar Wilhoit (Appomattox) and Carson Wood (EC Glass High School). The students had appointments with House delegates Kathy Byron, Ben Cline, Matt Farris, and Scott Garrett, as well as with Senator Steve Newman.