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

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BRVGS Application and Parent Information Nights

The application for admission to Blue Ridge Virtual Governor's School for the 2019-20 school year will be available starting Monday, October 1st.  Paper copies of the BRVGS application will be available in counseling centers in the Middle Schools of each of our member counties.  In addition, an electronic version of the application will be available on our website, beginning October 1st, and can be reached by clicking on "Admissions" in the navigation bar at the top of this page.

BRVGS Director Marc Carraway will be visiting each school system for parent information meetings, in which he will share information about BRVGS and the application process.  Applications will be available at those meetings. Scheduled meeting locations and times are: 

  • Fluvanna High School Library: Oct. 24th at 7:00 PM
  • Goochland High School Auditorium: Oct. 4th at 6:30 PM
  • Greene - William Monroe Middle School Library Oct. 22nd at 6:30 PM
  • Louisa Middle School Auditorium: Oct. 9th at 6:30 PM
  • Madison - Wetsel Middle School Library: Oct. 2nd at 6:00 PM
  • Nelson Middle School Library: Oct 16th at 6:00 PM
  • Orange - Locust Grove Middle School: October 8th at 6:00 PM
  • Orange - Prospect Heights Middle School: Oct 11th at 6:00 PM

Students will need to get three teacher/educator recommendations for the application.  Completed applications and recommendations will be due to counseling centers or designated individuals in your school system by Friday, November 16th. 

Please contact your local Middle School Counseling Center or BRVGS Director Marc Carraway at or at 434-989-3972 for any questions regarding the BRVGS application.