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Buchanan Carpenter receives national honor

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has announced that Westview Jr.-Sr. High School student Buchanan Carpenter of Shipshewana has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.

    NSHSS recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. The announcement 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 Buchanan has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence,” Nobel said. “Buchanan is now a member of a unique community of scholars – a community that represents 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,” stated NSHSS President James W. Lewis. “We aim to help students like Buchanan build on their academic successes and enhance the skills and desires to have a positive impact on the global community.”

    Membership in NSHSS entitles qualified students to enjoy a wide variety of benefits, including scholarship opportunities, academic competitions, free events, members-only resources, publications, participation in programs offered by educational partners, personalized recognition items, and publicity honors.