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2013/2014 CALENDAR

2014/2015 CALENDAR



April 24-25, 2014
Mr. Alderdice Visit

April 25-27, 2014
Senior Retreat

May 10, 2014
Alumni Tim Talk  

May 16, 2014
Senior Honors Night

May 17, 2014

May 17, 2014
Summer Break Starts

July 20, 2014
Harlaxton Departure

Public Elite 2014NSLIYFAQGoldwater 2014

Gatton Academy listed among ‘top-performing schools’ for 6th year in row

2 Gatton Academy students win State Department scholarships

College Academics. High School Experiences.

3 Gatton Students Recognized by Goldwater Scholar Program

Atypical High School

We're not typical high school students. Our junior and senior years are spent at Western Kentucky University taking college classes in math, science, and lots of other subjects. While many students are looking for their locker combination, we're searching for alternative fuels and a cure for cancer. We don't have an 8 a.m. bell or homeroom, but we'll finish high school with over 60 hours of college credit. Our home on campus is Schneider Hall, an awesome place to live and learn with friends. Best of all, as a student at the Gatton Academy, tuition, housing, and meals come at no cost to us or our families.

A typical high? No. Atypical? Definitely. 

The Latest News from The Gatton Academy

2 Gatton Academy students win State Department scholarships

Sarah Angelle of Monticello and Ananya Sharma of Bowling Green have been offered National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarships for immersive language study.

Gatton Academy listed among 'top-performing schools' for 6th year in row

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU has been named to The Washington Post's list of top-performing schools with elite students for the sixth consecutive year.

Gatton Academy Students Recognized by Goldwater Scholarship Program

John Andrew Cliburn of Cloverport and Nitin Krishna of Corbin were selected as Goldwater recipients. Gretchen Walch of Alexandria received an honorable mention.












What is Life Like as an Academy Student?


There's nothing quite like experiencing the unique environment of the Gatton Academy first hand. For that, we host several Preview Weekends throughout the fall and winter. As you begin to explore the Academy as an educational opportunity, why not check out our admissions video? Gatton Academy students and staff members share their experiences with the program as we outline academics, student life, research, and admissions.

Contact The Gatton Academy

The Gatton Academy
1906 College Heights Blvd. #71031
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1031
Phone: 270.745.6565
Fax: 270.745.2987
Email: academy@wku.edu


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