ATLANTA — The National Honor Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has announced that Harlan County High School student Lindsey Hensley, of Smith, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.
The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.
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 Lindsey has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence,” said Nobel. “Lindsey 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,” stated NSHSS President James W. Lewis. “We aim to help students like Lindsey build on their academic successes and enhance the skills and desires to have a positive impact on the global community.”
Membership in NHSS 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, personalized recognition items and publicity honors.