Scholar's Day Atlanta 2022

Be Honored. Be More.

NSHSS members joined their families, educators, and our partners at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, GA, to be honored and recognized for their outstanding academic achievements

This event featured several educational sessions, a college and career fair, networking opportunities, and more! NSHSS proudly headquarters in Atlanta, GA, and we look forward to this event in our hometown each year. 

At Scholar's Day, members and their families learn more about all of the benefits of the NSHSS membership, including $2.5 million in scholarship opportunities yearly, access to an extensive network of university, educational, corporate, and government partners, and, of course, the lifetime network of fellow NSHSS members!

November 18-19, 2022
Hyatt Regency Atlanta: 265 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Scp 2502

Event Agenda

  • 12:00-4:00 PM: IRCP Session (optional add-on)
  • 2:00-5:00 PM: Check-In & On-site Registration

  • 2:00-5:00 PM: College and Career Fair

    Attendees met representatives from outstanding universities and explored opportunities with corporate, educational, and government leaders of renowned organizations from around the globe.
  • 2:00-5:00 PM: NSHSS Store

    NSHSS swag secured!

  • 3:00-4:00 PM: Welcome Reception

    Members enjoyed snacks and beverages while they waited for the Welcome Session to kick off.

  • 3:30-4:00 PM: Infinite Harmony Welcome Performance
  • 4:00-4:20 PM: Welcome Session

    Scholar’s Day Atlanta 2022 kicked off with a welcome message from NSHSS President and Co-Founder Mr. James Lewis, followed by Be More-A-Thon presentations, event announcements, and more. Members viewed the projects, prototypes, and nonprofits selected to compete in the NSHSS Be-More-a-Thon for the chance to win a $10,000 grant.

  • 7:00-8:00 PM: Member Party

    Students let loose with fellow members at a party just for them! Music, games, and refreshments came together to create a great opportunity to network.

  • 7:00-8:00 PM: The Changing Landscape of College Admissions

    Parents enjoyed this session just for them! Sit back and learn more about the college admissions process in this parent-only session hosted by C2 Education.

  • 8:00 AM-2:00 PM: Check-in & Onsite Registration
  • 8:00-9:00 AM: Networking Breakfast

    Attendees woke up with coffee and a continental breakfast!

  • 8:00 AM-2:00 PM: College and Career Fair

    Members met representatives from outstanding universities and explored opportunities with corporate, educational, and government leaders of renowned organizations from around the globe.
  • 8:00 AM-2:00 PM: NSHSS Store

    NSHSS swag was snagged!

  • 9:00-10:00 AM: Future Focused Panel

    Members heard from well-respected professionals about what they seek from the next-generation workforce and how to build important skills to transition from academic success to career achievement. Panelists included: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), U.S. Army ROTC, St. Jude, Foundation for Economic Impact (FEE), & ACT/Encoura!

  • 10:05-10:50 AM: Central Intelligence Agency Student Programs
  • 10:50-11:35 AM: Navy Scholarship Opportunities & Benefits

  • 11:35 AM-1:00 PM: Lunch On Your Own

    Members enjoyed lunch with their family at a local restaurant. There were plenty nearby to choose from!

  • 1:00-1:45 PM: Navigating Scholarship & Admission Applications Like a Pro

    NSHSS Collegiate Council and Fellows members discussed some tips for standing out in the college admissions process and finding scholarships that work for members! The session concluded with live Q&A.

  • 1:45-2:30 PM: Attending College Debt Free

    members learned about all the scholarship opportunities offered by the U.S. Army ROTC to help them get through college debt-free!

  • 2:30-4:00 PM:  Closing Remarks and Awards

    Attendees heard final thoughts of inspiration from our closing speaker, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital CFO Kera Getter-Wright. Scholarships were presented, Educator, Grant, Claes Nobel World Betterment Award, and Be MORE-A-THON winners were announced!

  • 4:00-5:00 PM: Member Recognition Ceremony

    All members were invited on stage to receive an honor medallion for their academic achievements!

Thank you to our event sponsors!

Check out the professional event photos!