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Summer Institute for the Gifted

Press Release

For Immediate Release

MEDIA CONTACT:
Mike Liberty
American Institute For Foreign Study
River Plaza, 9 West Broad Street
Stamford, CT 06902-3788
(203) 399-5187
mliberty@aifs.com

Open House at Sandy Spring Friends School on March 12

SANDY SPRING, MD – January 14, 2011 – The Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG – www.giftedstudy.org), one of the nation's leading gifted summer programs, will host an open house on Saturday, March 12 for its Day Program at Sandy Spring Friends School.

Parents of gifted and talented students, ages 6 through 14, are invited to attend the open house for the SIG Day Program at Sandy Spring Friends School that runs June 27 through July 15.

SIG's open house program is designed to inform parents, students and educators about program details, academic curriculum, special program information and support services. The event is hosted by members of the SIG staff and begins at 9:30am with registration, coffee and snacks. The schedule includes a presentation, question and answer session and escorted tours of the Sandy Spring campus.

Reservations are required to attend the free open house program. If you wish to attend, call Michelle at (866) 303-4744 or e-mail sig.info@giftedstudy.org.

AIFS Created and offered by the Summer Institute for the Gifted, the Day Program at Sandy Spring Friends School is designed for students who need activities that stretch their abilities, expand their knowledge and engage them in creative and active learning. Students have access to Sandy Spring facilities.

SIG's mission is to provide the highest quality educational and social opportunities for academically gifted and talented students through programs designed to meet their abilities and needs. SIG is a program of the National Society for Gifted and Talented (NSGT), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

In addition to the Day Program at Sandy Spring Friends School, SIG offers their prestigious three-week residential program for gifted children ages 10-17, at ten of American's finest college campuses: Amherst College, Bryn Mawr College, Dartmouth College, Emory University, Princeton University, UC-Berkeley, UCLA, UT Austin, Vassar College and Yale University.

Interested families and educators can request brochures, scholarship information and materials by calling SIG at (866) 303-4744, ext. 5159, or by e-mail at sig.info@giftedstudy.org. Visit SIG on the web at www.giftedstudy.org.


About SIG

SIG is a program of the National Society for Gifted and Talented (NSGT), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. In 2010 alone, over 1,700 academically gifted students in Kindergarten through 11th grade participated in SIG programs. SIG is a program of the National Society for the Gifted and Talented and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.