CVGS Recognition Reception Awards

Central Virginia Governor’s School for Science and Technology Awards 2014
Our Annual Recognition Reception took place on Monday, April 28, 2014.  The program for the evening can be found at this link: CVGS Recognition Reception Program 2014.
The following awards were announced at the CVGS annual Recognition Reception.  We are proud of the achievements of all the students who were recognized that evening.
The Faculty Award of Excellence

State Science Fair Winners

Ten CVGS students participated in the 29th Annual Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair held on March 29 at Virginia Military Institute. State category winners from Central Virginia included the following:

Second Place, Physics and Astronomy: Galen Shen
Third Place, Engineering Materials & Bioengineering: Rachel Nagley
Virginia Dental $100 Award, Tim Burnette

Other CVGS participants included Mikayla Carlton, Chelsea Cereghino, Danielle Garrett, Sam Lee, Ravdeep Mathone, Haley Roeser, and Tyler Williams.

CVGS Academic Calendar for 2014-15

The CVGS Governing Board has approved the CVGS Academic Calendar for 2014-15.  Click to access the CVGS Academic Calendar for 2014-15.

Central VA Regional Science Fair Winners

The 37th annual Central Virginia Regional Science Fair was held on March 8, 2014, at Central Virginia Community College. There were 82 students entered from high schools representing Amherst County, Appomattox County, Bedford County, Campbell County and the City of Lynchburg. The fair is an affiliate of the International Science and Engineering Fair. The Fair's website is
The following honors were awarded at the fair: 

Central VA Regional Science Fair Schedule

As a convenience for our students and parents, please find the revised schedule for the Central Virginia Regional Science Fair below.  
Central Virginia Regional Science Fair Revised Schedule
March 7
Project set-up will not take place as scheduled. CVCC is closed. 

AREVA Donates $10,000 to CVGS Foundation

LYNCHBURG, Va., February 21,  2014 – As part of its National Engineers Week celebration, AREVA presented the Central Virginia Governor’s School of Science and Technology (CVGS) with a $10,000 donation to their Foundation’s Opportunities Endowment. The endowment funds support student research opportunities and educational trips during the year. This is the fifth consecutive year that AREVA has made this donation to CVGS.

Internships Canceled February 14, 2014

This message is to let our parents and students know that, due to the weather conditions, Governor's School internships are canceled for Friday, February 14, 2014.  As you know, we will not be in school tomorrow, and it seems unlikely that we will be in school on Friday.  Additionally, as noted on our calendar, Monday is a teacher workday.  Therefore, we hope everyone will stay safe and warm during the snow storm, and we will look forward to seeing you on our next student day.  

1/29 Open House Rescheduled for 2/5

Due to inclement weather conditions resulting in the Lynchburg City Schools being closed today, Wednesday, January 29, the CVGS Open House scheduled for this evening is canceled.  The Open House is now sceduled for Wednesday, February 5, 2014.  This event is a program that starts promptly at 7 p.m. and lasts until 8:35 p.m.  If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at 477-5980.

Open Houses Held Unless LCS is Closed

The Governor's School Open House events scheduled for Tuesday, January 28 and Wednesday, January 29 will occur as scheduled unless the Lynchburg City Schools close their schools on one or both of those two days. Please refer to this website for updates on the status of these events.

Please note that attendance at an Open House is not required for a student to apply; these programs are informational only. Students and their families may also refer to our website or talk with a current Gov. School student or high school guidance counselor to learn more about our program.

1/22 Open House Rescheduled for 1/29

Due to inclement weather, the CVGS Open House scheduled for Wednesday, January 22, 2014, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, January 29, 2014.  
The program will begin at 7 p.m., and it will be primarily for prospective students from Amherst, Appomattox, and Bedford Counties.  However, if you are unable to attend on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, you may attend the same event the day before on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, when it is primarily for prospective students from Campbell County and Lynchburg City.