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NSHSS Member Event at Florida International University (FIU)

The National Society of High School Scholars, in partnership with FIU, greeted our outstanding members and their families at our Member Event in the Student Academic Success Center (SASC) on the campus of Florida International University on Saturday, June 11, 2022. Members were welcomed with a continental breakfast, then we dove right into a special presentation by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), educational workshops, campus tours, and a college & career fair. We ended end the day with our Member Recognition Ceremony, where each NSHSS member in attendance was recognized for their incredible academic achievements with their own honor medallion!



Saturday, June 11, 2022
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Florida International University
Student Academic Success Center
(Modesto Maidique Campus)
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, Florida, 33199

NSHSS in the Sunshine State!

College & Career Fair exhibitors: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Bocconi University, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA),, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM), Florida International University, IE University, Johnson & Wales University, Liberty University, Monash University, and Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)!

Event Agenda


*This agenda is subject to change. Final details will be sent closer to event date.*


8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Badge Pick-Up

Attendees will check-in with a digital or printed copy of their tickets and members will receive name badges in the Campus Center Auditorium foyer.


8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Networking Breakfast

NSHSS will provide a catered continental breakfast for attendees.


8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: College & Career Fair

Attendees will have the chance to gather information from College & Career Fair exhibitors.


9:15 AM – 10:00 AM: NSHSS Welcome & Florida International University Information Session

NSHSS will welcome attendees to campus, then Florida International University staff will guide them through an informative presentation about the university.


10:00 AM – 10:45 AM: Central Intelligence Agency Student Programs

Our partner, the Central Intelligence Agency, will present information about the special opportunities available to NSHSS members in high school, college, and even post-graduation. CIA offers multiple opportunities for college students to include scholarships and internships. CIA scholarships and internships offer competitive pay, health and life insurance benefits as well as an opportunity to work in a competitive atmosphere to gain valuable hands on experiences.


11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Starting Early To Stand Out - Presented by

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11:30 AM – 2:00 PM: Lunch Break

Attendees will visit nearby eateries for lunch on their own.


11:30 AM – 2:00 PM: Campus Tours

Attendees will break up into groups for guided tours of the FIU campus.


11:30 AM – 2:00 PM: College and Career Fair

Attendees will have the chance to gather information from College & Career Fair exhibitors.


2:00 PM - 2:45 PM: Know Before You Go: A Guide to Choosing Your Best Fit Major

Selecting a major is an important first step to applying to the University. Learn about ways to align your interests, skills, values and career goals to make an appropriate selection. Prospective students will learn about the variety of majors available at FIU as well as the resources that assist students along their University journey.


3:00 PM – 4:30 PM: Member Recognition Ceremony

Members will hear congratulatory remarks and receive their own NSHSS honor medallion.


Meet The Speakers

Pictures From The Event!