Saturday Gifted Studies Program will be conducted Jan. 15- Feb.
26, 2005, at The University of Southern Mississippi. The application
deadline is Nov. 30, 2004. The program is sponsored by Purple Parrot
Café and Crescent City Grill.
The program is designed to enhance cognitive and affective
abilities of gifted students through planned enrichment/acceleration
programming. The courses are scheduled for 9 a.m. - noon on each
of these Saturdays.
Eligibility is based on either standardized test results
or individually administered IQ tests. For specific requirements,
visit the Web site or call the phone number listed below.
Applications may be obtained through local school
personnel or by contacting the Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted
Studies, 118 College Drive #8207, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001; by
phone at (601) 266-5236 or 266-5246; by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by visiting http://www.usm.edu/gifted.