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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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NSHSS AP Grants Make a Positive Impact 06-22-2016

Dog sharks. French magazines. HP Prime calculators. Field trips to the Museum of Tolerance and the Museum of Modern Art. These are just a few of the creative ways ten dedicated Advanced Placement teachers used their $500 grants from the National Society of High School Scholars to make their curriculum exciting, meaningful and relevant.

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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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Celebrating the Unquenchable Spirit of Youth 06-10-2016

On February 18, 2016, NSHSS Chairman Claes Nobel was invited to speak at the 2016 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations held it the UN General Assembly Hall. The Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations is a unique platform created by NSHSS Partner Friendship Ambassadors Foundation to foster dialogue and generate partnerships between exceptional youth, UN high officials and staff, the private sector and civil society, and academic institutions.

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Academic Exploration in the Heart of NYC! 06-10-2016

The Baruch Leadership Academy is gearing up for a summer full of academic cultivation, adventure, cultural immersion, and college prep at our midtown Manhattan location in the heart of NYC! 

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NSHSS Members Received Career and College Advice at the Tesoro Career Awareness Day 06-06-2016

On May 14th, 2016, Tesoro Corporation opened the doors of its Los Angeles Refinery to NSHSS Members and their guests for a Career Awareness Day where students participated in panels that focused on college and career preparedness.

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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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Earth Day Awards 2016: Ana Zabala Promotes Healthy Eating Habits 06-02-2016

Ana Zabala from Bogota, Colombia is passionate about promoting healthy eating, and was awarded an Earth Day Award by the NSHSS Foundation in partnership with Captain Planet Foundation.

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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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NSHSS Staff Members Share their Favorite College Memories 05-25-2016

To celebrate graduation season, NSHSS Staff members have decided to share their favorite memories from college, and the pictures that go with them. Seniors, we want to know where you are going next; post a picture of you in your college gear on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and tag it using #NSHSSCollegeSpirit. We'll select 10 pictures at random to win a $25 Amazon gift card to help you stock up on dorm room essentials. Please post your pictures by June 15th to be eligible to win.

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NSHSS-DECA Entrepreneurial Scholar Awards 2016 05-17-2016

Congratulations to Reilly Collins (Freedom Area High School), Nicole Maestri (Hardin Calley Academy), and Anna Qi (McNeil High School) for winning the 2016 NSHSS-DECA Entrepreneurial Scholar Awards!

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Announcing The Intern Group Scholarship Winner Kaela Green! 05-16-2016

Congratulations to NSHSS Member Kaela Green for winning The Intern Group Scholarship!

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NSHSS Native American Scholar Award Winners 2016 05-15-2016

Congratulations to Joseph Little (Palm Springs High School), Tresten Pope (Oklahoma School of Science and Mathmatics), and Nedina Tuck (Inspire School of Arts and Sciences) for winning the 2016 NSHSS Native American Scholar Awards.

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STUDENTS AROUND THE WORLD MAKE AN IMPACT ON EARTH DAY 04-22-2016

National Society of High School Scholars Foundation and Captain Planet Foundation Select 10 Students as Winners of Fourth Annual Earth Day Competition

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Five Tips for Becoming a Positive Leader 04-08-2016

NSHSS VP of Alumni Relations Elizabeth Blanchette offers her tips for becoming a positive leader. Whether your goal being a better team member, moving up the corporate ladder, gaining entrance to the graduate program of your choice, or simply bettering yourself - developing your leadership skills will open the doors of opportunity.

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NSHSS Member Steps Outsider Her Comfort Zone at Youth Assembly at the United Nations 03-24-2016

NSHSS member Nala Bailey is from Towson, Maryland, and she attended the Youth Assembly at the United Nations for the first time this year: "I learned many things, was encouraged multiple times, and was surrounded by people from different backgrounds and cultures and yet we all came together for one thing and that was to improve the world we inhabit"

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NSHSS Member's Lesson in Global Learning at the Youth Assembly at the United Naitons 03-17-2016

NSHSS member Claire Gupta is a high school senior from Chicago, Illinois, USA. She recently attended the Youth Assembly at the United Nations. The highlight of her experience was meeting delegates from all over the world, "It was these passionate global citizens who opened my eyes to all the ways that youth like me can be a part of the United Nations and what it stands for. They helped me realize that, not only did I not have to wait any longer, but there is truly an endless amount of ways to be involved."

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NSHSS Member Enacts Change to Positively Affect Worldviews 03-14-2016

Meet Adriana Deonarine, a Brooklyn native and A Better Chance Scholar attending Wilton High School in Wilton, CT.

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