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Member Highlights

An Inside Look at Medical School with NSHSS Member Ton La, Jr. 01-12-2017

Considering medical school? NSHSS Member Ton La, Jr is a second-year MD/JD student at Baylor College of Medicine, and he shares his insight into what medical school is really like.

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Meet the Class of 2017 T-Shirt Contest Winner Kiera Butler 12-09-2016

Kiera Butler, a senior at North Point High School in Waldorf, MD, and aspiring doctor, won this year’s NSHSS Class of 2017 T-Shirt Competition.

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NSHSS Member Spotlight: Samir Nacer 11-04-2016

Featured in this NSHSS Member Spotlight is Samir Nacer, a well-versed Student Council Member of NSHSS. Samir Nacer is a graduate of Oasis High School in Cape Coral, FL and a current student at Nova Southeastern University.

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NSHSS Ambassador Kendall Robinson enacts change in her community and beyond! 11-03-2016

See how Kendall extended her local community service project to reach those in need globally.

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Miss California Teen Promotes Diversity & Inclusion 10-04-2016

Meet community volunteer, scholarship recipient, and Miss California Teen, Gabriella Sanders!

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Thermo Fisher Scientific STEM Scholarship Winners 2016 08-04-2016

Congratulations to the four winners of the Thermo Fisher Scientific STEM Scholarships 2016! This $2,500 scholarship is awarded to NSHSS college members pursuing a major and career in a STEM field.

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NSHSS Members Are Transforming Vision into Action 08-01-2016

NSHSS Vice President Beth Pann will lead a workshop at this year's Summer Youth Assembly at the United Nations. She will be joined by a panel of 5 lifetime NSHSS members who are actively engaged in their community addressing one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals comprising the United Nations’ Agenda for 2030. Learn more about the panelists.

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Locals compete at NLBRA nationals 07-25-2016

(The Franklin Sun) - "Three Franklin Parish youths competed in the Little Britches Rodeo Association World Finals in Guthrie, Oklahoma earlier this month. The event, which took place at the heralded Lazy E Arena, is considered the crème de la crème of the junior rodeo ranks." Kori Thomason is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars.

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Robert Sheppard Leadership Award Winners 2016 07-25-2016

NSHSS is proud to announce the winners of the Robert Sheppard Leadership Awards 2016! One $2,500 scholarship is awarded to the first place winner and a $1,000 scholarship is awarded to the top four finalists who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to community service and initiative in volunteer activities.

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Sports With Walter Moore: Catching Up With Kevin Evans 07-20-2016

(The Savannah Tribune) - "While in high school, [Kevin Evans] was a Ron Love Scholarship candidate, a member of the National Society of High School Scholars, junior class president and team captain of the Groves basketball and cross country teams. He was also active in his church, serving as a peer teacher at St. Paul CME Church. He also volunteered to work with the homeless."

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A&F Diversity Champion Award Winners 2016 07-14-2016

Congratulations to the 10 winners of the A&F Diversity Champion Awards 2016! This $2,500 scholarship is awarded to NSHSS members who have proven themselves as champions for diversity and inclusion in their schools and communities.

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Meet Student Researcher, Philanthropist and Internationally-Recognized Pianist Catherine Tu 07-11-2016

NSHSS scholarship recipient Catherine Tu looks forward to becoming a part of Harvard’s class of 2020!

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NSHSS Emerging Leader Award 2016 Winner 07-07-2016

Congratulations to Michael Denham for winning the 2016 NSHSS Emerging Leader Award! This $1,000 scholarship is sponsored by Morgan Vazquez, President of the NSHSS Fellows Executive Board. Morgan is sponsoring this scholarship because winning a scholarship from NSHSS meant so much to her when she was in high school, and she wants to share that same excitement with a new emerging leader.

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Earth Day Awards 2016: Alex Alder starts "Chickens for Children" 06-30-2016

Alex Adler from Greenville, NC, winner of a 2016 Earth Day Award from the National Society of High School Scholars Foundation and Captain Planet Foundation, is the founder and director of the nonprofit organization, Chickens for Children, which “aims to promote and teach environmental awareness, a sense of responsibility, and sustainable living to young children and the community.”

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NSHSS Ambassador Award Winners 2016 06-28-2016

Congratulations to the 10 winners of the NSHSS Ambassador Awards 2016! This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to NSHSS Ambassadors who have gone above and beyond their duties to represented NSHSS and help build a positive global community.

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Di Yerbury International Scholar Award Winners 2016 06-21-2016

Congratulations to Omar Chavez (Texas A&M University), Angelique Edwards (Georgia Tech), Yelyzaveta Glybchenko (American University in Bulgaria), Jasmine Ramirez (University of Missouri), and Crystal Sin (Pitzer College) for winning this scholarship.

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Earth Day Awards 2016: Katie Prior Helps Monitor Local Creek 06-16-2016

NSHSS Member Katie Prior of Oklahoma City, OK, won a 2016 Earth Day Award from the NSHSS Foundation and Captain Planet Foundation for her in water conservation volunteer work.

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NSHSS Claes Nobel Women of Tomorrow Leadership Award Winners 2016 06-15-2016

Congratulations to Mackenzie Berry (Dupont Manual High School), Elizabeth Harvey (The Westminster Schools), Stephanie Luna-Lopez (Atwater High School), Meilani Meleisea (San Diego High School of International Studies), and Nicole Shah (Greenwood Laboratory School) for winning this leadership award.

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NSHSS Member Virginia Leach: My Experience as an NSHSS Intern 06-06-2016

Virginia Leach is a graduating senior from Garrison Forest School and she came to NSHSS Headquarters to work as an intern for two weeks as part of her Independent Senior Project.

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African Impact Scholarship Winner 2016 05-26-2016

Congratulations to Nerissa Mei Damsco for winning the African Impact Scholarship!

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