GHP Information

Welcome to the GHP page for Harrison High School 

GHP at Berry College, June 13- July 10, 2021


The information below is for the school year 2020-21

Below is a timeline for interested students.

School Level:

All interested students should contact a member of the department in their intended area of study.

Sept 15 – Oct 15: Each content area conducts their own interview/audition and chooses their candidates for district interviews.

October 15:  Name of candidates are due to Mrs. Blankenbecler in room 407 for submission to the district.

October 23: Hard copies of applications with teacher recommendations are due to Mrs. Blankenbecler for submission to the district. No late submissions.  Recommendations are needed.  Plan ahead.

District Dates and Deadlines: All dates are critical.  No late submissions. 

Early November: Academic and CTAE interviews.

Early November:  Fine Arts interviews.

November 13: Deadline for district to submit nominees to the state for review.

State Dates and Deadlines:

November 16:  State Application portal opens.

December 30:  Recommended date for online application completion.

January 8: Deadline for completed online student nominee forms, including all required documents and files, including transcripts and teacher recommendations.

January 29:  Notification of semi-finalists with interview/audition times.

February 27:  Semifinalists interview day at Berry College. No reschedules.

March 26:  Notification of finalists and alternates.

April 5:  Deadline for Finalists acceptance.

April 7:  Parents/legal guardians emailed online link to submit required student forms.

April 21:  Required forms deadline.

May 14: Last day for GOSA to invite alternates.

2020 Governor’s Honors Program:

June 13 –  July 10, 2021 at Berry College

Applications and Links Below:

GHP descriptor:  2020 GHP Course Descriptions Criteria Final 091119 (1)

Academic and CTAE application:  2020 2021 Academic and CTAE Application

Fine Arts application: 2020 2021 Fine Arts GHP Application

Teacher recommendation: 2020 2021 Teacher Recommendation Form

List of Majors: GHP_2021_Course__Descriptions_Criteria_091520

Cobb County page:  Click here for Cobb link

State GHP page: Click here for the state link

Cover page for county application: GHP Application Cover Sheet 2020 2021  OR  GHP CTAE Cover Sheet 2020 2021

Contact:  Mrs. Donna Blankenbecler in Room 407 or email at


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