Academic Competitions


SWVGS students historically have been successful in many academic competitions. Since opening, SWVGS has had students participate in school, Regional, State, and International Science Fairs. Governor's Schools students have also competed in State and National math competitions. SWVGS welcomes the support of interested parties to fund additional opportunities for academic competition.


Currently, SWVGS is active in the following:


Science Competitions

SWVGS Science Consortium
Blue Ridge Highlands Regional Science Fair
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Virginia Junior Academy of Science


Math Competitions

American Mathematics Competition
Math Kangaroo
Virginia Mathematics League


Computer Science Competitions

Radford University Game Programming Competition



In the past, SWVGS participated in the following:


Archimedes Competition
Chemistry Olympiad
DestinationImagination
Deloitte Virtual Team Challenge
FIRST Robotics Competition
Junior Engineering and Technical Society: Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS)
Science Olympiad