On December 2, 2017, more than 1,500 members and their families joined to be be honored, network with like-minded high school scholars and learn about a variety of opportunities at the 2017 NSHSS Member Holiday Event, hosted at the Cobb Galleria Centre, in Atlanta, GA.
Attendees and families traveled from afar (from across the U.S. and from Mexico, the Philippines and Chile) and participated in a full day filled with presentations, interactive workshops, a college fair featuring 29 exhibiting universities and organizations, and of course, the honor ceremony recognizing all new Members for their outstanding academic achievements.
1,500 Members and guests in attendance from 35 states and 4 countries
Governor Nathan Deal declared December 2, 2017, National Society of High School Scholars Day in the State of Georgia.
Keynote Speaker: Greg Goff, President and CEO, Andeavor
Performance by Infinite Harmony, A capella singing group from Georgia Institute of Technology.
6 Scholarships presented - congratulations scholarship winners!
NSHSS Claes Nobel Educator of the Year:
Top Educators of the year 2017:
Learn more about these outstanding educators
Claes Nobel World Betterment Award 2017:
Congratulations to Pharrell Williams, American singer, songwriter, record producer, film producer, philanthropist.
Brescia University College, Central Intelligence Agency, Claflin University, Duke Kunshan University, EF Language Centers, Emmanuel College, Fisk University, Fort Valley State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida State University, Georgia State University, Guilford College, Louisiana State University, Miami University, New York University, Oakland University, Oglethorpe University, Outward Bound Costa Rica, Seton Hall University, The Princeton Review, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Naval Academy, UNCF Koch Scholars Program, University of Cincinnati, University of Tennessee, University of West Georgia, Vanderbilt University, Youth Entrepreneurs