GAVEL Program

Two Bonner students have been selected to participate in the GAVEL program. These students are Gretchen Messick and Deja Lewis. GAVEL stands for Government and Attorney Volunteers Educating Future Lawyers. Through this program, students will be involved in the following activities: attorney presentations, information sessions on preparing for undergraduate work for admittance to law school, and a trip to Duke Law School.

To be eligible for this program, students must express an interest in becoming a lawyer and hold a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. This program is open to students in Danville Public Schools in grades eight through twelve.