About TGSAS

253 Brehm Hall

Martin, TN 38238

Ph:

(731) 881-7211

Em:

Dr. Joey E. Melhorn, Director

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Suezane Speightt, Admin. Assistant


About TGSAS

General Information for TGSAS Scholars
Saturday, June 2 and Friday, June 29, 2018

 

Saturday, June 2, 2018

  • 8:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Check-in at Cooper Hall
  • 11:00 p.m. - Opening Ceremony, Opening Reception, Bowling University Center
  • 12:30 - 1:30 pm Scholar and Parent Orientation, Bowling University Center
  • 2:00 pm, Counselor/Scholar Orientation
  • 5:00 pm, Scholar/Counselor/Faculty/Staff cookout (Location to be announced.)
  • 7:00 pm, (Activity and location to be announced.)

Friday, June 29, 2018

  • 8:00 a.m. - 10:15 am - Check-out (If necessary a scholar's belongings can be stored in a designated room at Cooper Dormitory until after the Closing Ceremony.)
  • 10:15 am - Proceed to Boling University Center, University Center Ballroom for Group Study Presentations, luncheon and Awards Ceremony.
  • Proceed to Bowling University Center Ballroom for luncheon and Awards Ceremony
  • Scholars pick up any belongings left at Cooper Dormitory.

Directions to UT Martin
The University of Tennessee at Martin is located in Martin, Tenn. It is about 140 miles northeast of Memphis and 150 miles northwest of Nashville. Although there are alternate routes, the easiest routes are generally considered as follows:
Traveling from Nashville: Take Interstate 40 west to Exit 108 (Highway 22 at Parker's Crossroads). Follow Highway 22 north to Martin. UT-Martin directional signs are posted along the way.
Traveling from Memphis: Take Interstate 40 east to Jackson. Take Exit 80 B North to US Highway 45 Bypass, and follow US 45 & US 45E north through Milan to Martin. UT-Martin directional signs are posted along the way.

 

Contact Information:
Dr. Joey E. Mehlhorn
Director, TGSAS
256 Brehm Hall
Martin, TN 38238
(731) 881-7211 Office
(731) 881-7948 Fax
email: mehlhorn@utm.edu

 

Ms. Suezane Speight
Administrative Support Assistant II, TGSAS
254 Brehm Hall
Martin, TN 38238
(731)881-7211 Office
(731) 881-7948 Fax
email: sspeight@utm.edu

 

Student/Parent Handbook

 

Funding & Sponsors
The Governor's School for the Agricultural Sciences is funded under agreement with The Tennessee Department of Education, Division of Special Programs. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture, AG Tag Program, provides additional funding.

 

The Tennessee Governor's School for the Agricultural Sciences expresses sincere thanks to the following sponsors for their continued interest and generous support.

  • Gilbert Parker Chair of Excellence
  • Mid-South AG Finance Conference
  • Tennessee Farm Bureau
  • Tennessee Farmers Insurance
  • Tennessee Livestock Producers
  • West Tennessee Leadership Development Corporation
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • Crop Production Services
  • Edward Jones
  • Yeargin Farms
  • Woolfolk Farms
  • TN Soybean Council
  • Tyson Foods

Application

The 2018 Governor's School for the Agricultural Sciences will be hosted by the University of Tennessee at Martin June 2 - 29, 2018. Applications and School Counselor Instructions are available now.


Apply

 

Group Study Projects

Group Study Projects, or GSPs, are small, specialized groups taught by expert faculty from various Tennessee agricultural schools. These hands-on projects allow scholars to experience firsthand the science and technology associated with agriculture and natural resources management.

View Group Study Projects >

253 Brehm Hall

Martin, TN 38238

Ph:

(731) 881-7211

Em:

Dr. Joey E. Melhorn, Director

Em:

Suezane Speightt, Admin. Assistant