Students in the Connecting Arts Through Service Club at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities were honored in a Service Recognition Program for volunteering more than 700 hours in community service this school year. C.A.T.S. Club students worked with approximately 20 non-profit groups and organizations, including the Greenville County Library, Frazee Dream Center, Let There Be Mom, Mental Health America of Greenville County, Operation Gratitude, Salvation Army, Sterling Community Center, and others.
Students at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts
and Humanities had the opportunity to take masterclasses in script analysis and scene study from professional playwright, screenwriter and producer David Rambo. Rambo has written for television series such as CSI:Crime Scene Investigation, Revolution, and Empire, and his plays have been widely produced by theatres throughout the country.
"David has been a long-time supporter and friend of the Governor's School. This is his fourth visit to campus working directly with students in the drama and creative writing departments," said Daniel Murray, Drama department chair. "The relationship began when David's play, God's Man in Texas,played at the Warehouse Theatre around the time our residential high school opened, and he came over to watch a preview of my play, The Trojan Women, with our inaugural class."
Barry Brannum is 2017 Alumni of the Year
Dancer and choreographer Barry Brannum, from Columbia, S.C., will receive the 2017 President's Alumni Award at the 3rd Annual Artists in Bloom event on April 20, presented by the Governor's School for the Arts Foundation and TD Bank.
"Barry truly embodies the core values that the Governor's School strives to impart on our students and community, " said Dr. Cedric Adderley, SCGSAH president. "We're very proud of his achievements and the work he's doing as a student, teacher and practicing artist."