Criteria for Successful SWVGS Program Completion


To receive a certificate certifying successful completion of program requirements of the Southwest Virginia Governor's School with seals from the Virginia Academic Year Governor's School program and the National Consortium of Specialized Secondary Schools for Mathematics, Science, and Technology, a student must earn passing grades for the semester/year in the following:

  • Study Skills
  • Career Education
  • College Statistics
  • Science and Technology Seminar and Project (Junior and Senior Year)
  • A lab-based science course (Junior and Senior Year)
  • A mathematics* course (Junior and Senior Year)
  • Senior Year math/science elective


  • * Elective math courses alone are not sufficient to fulfill this requirement.