Atlanta, GA - March 4, 2011 - The National Society of high School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced that Runge High School student Colton D. Landgrebe from Runge, TX, 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 Colton has demonstrated to achieve this level of academic excellence,” said Mr. Nobel. “Colton os 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,” stated NSHSS President James Lewis. “We aim to help students like Colton build on their academic successes and enhance the skills and desires 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.
Formed in 2002, The National Society of high School Scholars recognizes academic excellence at the high school level and encourages members of the organization to apply their unique talents, vision and potential for the betterment of themselves and the world. Currently, there are more than 530,000 members in over 160 countries.