ATLANTA, GA.—The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced recently that Union Hill High School student Marcus A. Lawton has been selected for membership.
The Society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved academic excellence. The announcement was made by NSHSS founder and chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.
“On behalf of NSHSS, I am honored to recognize the hard work, sacrifice, and commitment that Marcus has demonstrated to achieve this level of academic excellence,” Nobel said. “Marcus is now a member of a unique community of scholars—a community that represents our very best hope for the future.”
“Our vision is to build a dynamic international organization that connects members with meaningful content, resources and opportunities,” said NSHSS president James Lewis. “We aim to help students like Marcus build on their academic successes and enhance the skills and desties to have a positive impact on the global community.”
Membership in NSHSS entitles qualified students to enjoy a wide variety of benefits, including scholarship opportunities, academic competitions, free events, member-only resources, publications, participation in programs offered by educational partners, online forums, personalized recognition items, and publicity honors, a news release from the organizaiton said.
NSHSS was founded in 2002. It currently has more than 530,000 members in more than 160 countries.
Its web site is www.nshss.org.