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Pals receives national honor

Published: Friday, July 18, 2014 11:40 a.m. CDT

ATLANTA, Ga. —Conner Pals of Orient has been selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.

“On behalf of NSHSS, I am honored to recognize the hard work, sacrifice and commitment that Conner has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence,” said Claes Nobel, NSHSS founder and chairman. “Conner is now a member of a unique community of scholars — a community that represents our very best hope for the future.”

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, personalized recognition items and publicity honors.

“Our vision is to build a dynamic international organization that connects members with meaningful content, resources and opportunities,” said James W. Lewis, NSHSS president. “We aim to help students like Conner build on their academic successes and enhance the skills and desires to have a positive impact on the global community.”

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