National Honor For RPBHS Student Brett Petersen

Royal Palm Beach High School student Brett A. Petersen was recently selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars for superior academic achievement.

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, 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 Brett has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence,” Nobel said. “Brett is now a member of a unique community of scholars — a community that represents our very best hope for the future.”

“We are proud to provide lifetime membership to young scholars to support their growth and development,” NSHSS President James W. Lewis said. “We aim to help students like Brett build on their academic success by connecting them with unique learning experiences and resources to help prepare them for college and meaningful careers.”

NSHSS members become lifetime members. At each step along the way, from high school to college to career, NSHSS connects outstanding youth scholars with the resources they need to develop their strengths and pursue their passions.

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