The purpose of BRVGS is to serve the academic needs of a community of motivated, high-ability students through a variety of instructional strategies and learning opportunities that engage their interests and challenge their intellectual boundaries beyond a traditional high school experience.

The mission of BRVGS is to inspire and challenge our students through unique, rigorous, technology-centered learning experiences, and to prepare them with the skills to be the leaders, collaborators and innovators of the future.

BRVGS Address:

14455 James Madison Hwy. Palmyra, Va 22963

BRVGS Phone Number:

(434) 207-8002

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BRVGS/WMHS Student Athletes Shine!

The month of April saw not one, but two Blue Ridge Virtual Governor's School seniors at William Monroe High School featured as CBS 19's Airflow Student Athlete of the Week.  Olivia Binggeli was featured the first week of April and Molly Earle was featured in the last week of April.  Both of these well-rounded students are successful students, leaders and athletes, and have both recently completed a demanding senior internship, research and community service project in BRVGS.  We are very proud of these young ladies, and of all of our students who excel in extracurricular activities!  To see Molly and Olivia's stories, click on:



BRVGS Senior Expos April 24th and 25th

The senior students of BRVGS will present the results of their internship, research and community service projects during 2 days of BRVGS Senior Expos.  The Expos will be held at the Best Western Zion Crossroas at 135 Wood Ridge Terrace, Zion Crossroads, VA 22942, from 10:00 AM to 12:15 PM, as follows:

  • Students of Fluvanna, Madison and Orange High Schools will present on Wednesday, April 24th
  • Students of Goochland, Louisa, Nelson and William Monroe High Schools will present on Thursday, April 25th

The Expo will consist of student displays and evaluations of student projects.  The event is open to the public, and we encourage visitors to see and hear about the amazing work done by our seniors on topics ranging from music and arts to engineering and science. 

Please contact BRVGS Marc Carraway at for any questions about the BRVGS Senior Expos. 



BRVGS Senior, Zachary Heidel Awarded Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

BRVGS Senior, Zachary Heidel, from Louisa County High School was recently awarded 1 of 100 scholarships from Amazon's Future Engineer's Scholarship program!  This is a $10,000 a year scholarship for students studying computer science and a guaranteed offer of a paid internship at Amazon's Headquarters in Seattle!  We couldn't be more proud of Zach!!!

To learn more about the scholarship you can read the FAQ here and the press release here.


BRVGS Senior To Host Anti-Bullying Event on April 15th.

On Monday, April 15th, BRVGS/Goochland High School senior Jessica Shedden will host the "Don't Turn a Blind Eye" event at 5:30 PM.  The event will include a "reveal" of 4 original artwork posters designed by Jessica, followed by a 6:00 showing of "Submit The Documentary: The Virtual Reality of Cyberbullying."

The event is free and open to the public, but will be limited to 50 attendees. A limited number of signed posters will be available for purchase, with all proceeds to benefit Goochland ParentNet.  If you would like to attend, please RSVP to:




2019 GSA Summit To Be Held at Louisa County High School

As part of her BRVGS Senior Project, BRVGS student Bayley Leyshon will be attending the Richmond GLSEN "Finding My Pride" GSA (Gay/Straight Student Alliance) summit at Louisa County High School on Saturday, March 23rd.  Alll interested students, parents and school officials are invited to register and attend.  Registration needs to take place by March 17th.  To see more information about the summit and links to register, please click on the Finding My Pride Flyer or see