Shaams Nur

Hoover High School
Hoover, AL

Four years ago, Shaams Nur founded HooverCamp - an organization that teaches K-8 students about coding and entrepreneurship through project-based learning, with the power of ed-tech, Shaams dreams of changing the world, one student at a time. 

Shaams also has a creative side: he won 15+ regional/national creative writing awards. He’s working on a short film about the butterfly effect and how it connects everyone on Earth. 

Outside teaching and screenwriting, Shaams is a first-year Psychology major at UCLA. He’s specifically interested in the psychologies of education in children and investigating various learning styles. 

Scholarships Awarded in 2023: NSHSS Passion for Public Service Scholarship