Alex Lu ’21 Selected for Pennsylvania Governor's School
Alex Lu ’21 has been selected to participate in the 2020 Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS) this summer. Alex one of 64 students selected for this program from an exceptional applicant pool of 353 students from across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
This distinct honor is awarded to academically talented high school students who are residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and are current juniors at the time of the application deadline. Alex demonstrated academic achievement, interest in the sciences and mathematics, and a record of pursuing this interest in activities beyond the Archmere classroom. His award to attend the PGSS is a full scholarship which includes all expenses directly related to the program.
From the PGSS website:
The Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS) was established in order to provide a summer enrichment experience in the sciences and mathematics for talented Pennsylvania high school students and to encourage them to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The program provides instruction in biological sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer science, with emphasis on collaborative learning and team research.
PGSS offers talented students the opportunity to participate in true scientific research and specialized scientific study. The program also seeks to maintain a pipeline of modern technological talent throughout the state of Pennsylvania, where cities such as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and State College are quickly becoming medical, technological, and entrepreneurial hubs.