NSHSS Student Council members are outstanding college students from around the globe who give advice based on their own experiences and offer information on Society programs, scholarships, and activities throughout the upcoming year. Membership on the Student Council provides an important leadership opportunity beyond high school. Our Council members come from around the world, and over 200 have served since the Council's establishment in 2003.
Current college NSHSS members and high school seniors are elgible to apply for the Student Council in the member dashboard annually.
The 2017-2018 Student Council applications are now available! The deadline to apply is August 4. If you are a current Student Council Team Member, there is no need to reapply.
NSHSS member Nala Bailey is from Towson, Maryland; she is a junior in high school and is currently homeschooled. She plans to go to college for Audio Engineering with a minor in Writing. While she attends high school she is already pursuing her passion for writing and the music industry.
Have you always dreamed of studying art in college? NSHSS Member Nicole Campbell offers some insight into what studying at an Art School is really like. Nicole is a sophomore at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York studying graphic design.
Now an annual tradition, each December NSHSS takes a group of members to participate in a special study trip to experience Nobel Week in Stockholm, Sweden. This year, 26 students had the unique opportunity to witness first-hand the legacy of NSHSS Co-founder and Chairman Claes Nobel’s family.
NSHSS Member Ton La, Jr. has known from an early age that his purpose in life is to help people. Volunteering at his local hospital led him to pursue a career in medicine.
Sure, college is a lot of hard work. And if you’re just starting out, it may soon seem like you’re drowning in papers, research, labs, and studying, often all while learning to live on your own. It’s important to keep up with your studies at college – that’s why you’re there, after all – but also important is finding fun, relaxing things to do so you can keep a clear head and escape from the stress of cramming for tests once in a while.
Today’s high school students are more than just dreamers – you have visions for how to make the world a better, safer, more peaceful and more just place, and you’re ready to put those visions into action.