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Five Purples Selected to Gatton Academy Class of 2026

The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science has selected 95 sophomores, including five from Bowling Green High School for the 19th incoming class. BGHS students attending Gatton Academy beginning next year include Trisha Chhabra, Sena Er, Harper Ferrell, Robert Holley, and Neha Reddy.

The Gatton Academy is a two-year residential program on the campus of Western Kentucky University.  At the end of their course of study, students will graduate from high school with a minimum of 60 college credit hours and an Associate Degree of Interdisciplinary Studies from WKU.

Applicants were evaluated based on ACT/SAT scores, high school grades, awards and accomplishments, extracurricular activities, responses to essay and short answer questions, and recommendation forms. In addition, candidates were invited to interview with faculty members, community leaders from across the Commonwealth, and Gatton Academy alumni.

The Gatton Academy Class of 2026 from BGHS
  • Bowling Green High School