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Cooking Show featuring Christine Ha

On November 30, 2016, the Governor Morehead School hosted a A Celebration of Cooking by the Visually Impaired.  A live stream recording of the event is available. It features a teleconference with Christina Ha the blind chef who won season 3 of  Fox TV's the "MasterChef"competition in 2012. Additionally, there are cooking demonstrations by persons who are blind or have low vision including one of the Governor Morehead School students.   The event was sponsored by the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped with support from the Division of Services for the Blind, the Governor Morehead School for the Blind, and the Triangle Radio Reading Service.

You are Invited to Attend the 2017 Wrestling and Cheerleading Tournament in January

The Governor Morehead School for the Blind will be hosting the 2017 Eastern Athletic Association for the Blind Winter Tournament on January 27th and 28th. The competition will include Wrestling and Cheerleading. Within the Cheer completion, one cheerleader from each school will be chosen to compete for the outstanding cheerleader award. 

During the tournament, the Governor Morehead School will compete against the Overbrook School for the Blind in Pennsylvania, the New York Institute for Special Education in New York, the Maryland School for the Blind, and the West Virginia School for the Blind. Most of the completion will be held on Saturday January 28th starting at 9:00 AM followed by an awards ceremony and a dance celebration Saturday night. The public is invited and welcome to attend.  Admission is free. 


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2016 GMS Graduation


Brandon Thomas threw his fist into the air and smiled as his name was called. 

“Today is the best day of my life,” he told the crowd, who gathered at a graduation ceremony Thursday at The Governor Morehead School for the Blind. “Because at one point, I never thought it would happen.”

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