Wellington Student Gabriella Hernandez Receives National Honor

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) recently announced that Gabriella Hernandez of Wellington High School has been selected to become a member of the 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, 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 Gabriella has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence,” Nobel said. “Gabriella 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 added. “We aim to help students like Gabriella 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 automatically become lifetime members at the time of their initial membership. At each step along the way, from high school to college to career, NSHSS connects outstanding young scholars with the resources they need to develop their strengths and pursue their passions. Formed in 2002 by Lewis and Nobel, the National Society of High School Scholars recognizes academic excellence at the high school level and helps to advance the goals and aspirations of high-achieving students through unique learning experiences, scholarships, internships, international study and peer networks. For more info., visit www.nshss.org.