Students from Birmingham, Cullman Win 2012 Governor's School Honors
Brannum Forsyth of Birmingham and Megan Walker of Cullman were named outstanding male and female students at 2012 Alabama Governor's School. The 25th anniversary session of the two-week honors program for rising high school seniors ended Friday, June 29, at Samford University.
Forsyth and Walker were chosen by AGS students, faculty and staff on the basis of their participation and overall interest shown during the session. They were among 80 participants from high schools in 27 counties.
Forsyth, a student at Spain Park High School, is the son of Peggy and Stephen Forsyth.
Walker, a student at Fairview High School, is the daughter of Bonnie Walker and Randy Wood.
AGS participants received college level experience in academics, creativity and leadership.
ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.