Natchez High students selected for honor society membership

Published 5:44 pm Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Natchez — The National Society of High School Scholars announced recently that Natchez High School students Lee Screws and Suquetta Sewell, both of Natchez, have been selected for membership. The Society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved superior academic excellence. The annonucement 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 Lee Screws and Suquetta Sewell have demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence,” said Nobel. “Screws and Sewell are now members of a unique community of scholars – a community that represent 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,” said NSHSS president James Lewis. “We aim to help students like Screws and Sewell build on their academic successes and enhance the skills and desires to have a positive impact on the global community.”

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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 program offered by educational partners, online forums, personalized recognition items and publicity honors.