Local student Akasha Nelson named national ambassador

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The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced that Beaufort High School student Akasha Nelson has been accepted into the Ambassador Program within the organization. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment.

“Akasha has been chosen to be an NSHSS ambassador because of her academics, leadership, and commitment to community service. As an NSHSS ambassador, she is responsible for representing the society in her high school and in your community,” stated NSHSS President James W. Lewis. “We aim to help students like Akasha build on their academic successes and enhance the skills and desires to have a positive impact on the global community.”

Membership in NSHSS allows 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.

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.

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