NSHSS was founded in 2002 by James W. Lewis and Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes, to acknowledge the accomplishments of diverse high school and college students who have demonstrated outstanding academic success, leadership, and community commitment, and to foster their continued success.NSHSS scholars, many of whom are already DECA members and vice-versa, have a significant interest in pursuing careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and business. More than 34%* of NSHSS members indicate an interest in these career fields.Together, NSHSS and DECA have a shared vision to support students in achieving their academic and professional development goals. A key attribute of both NSHSS and DECA scholars is diversity of culture, ethnicity, religion, and thought. Both organizations support strong academics and aspire to prepare young leaders and entrepreneurs for their future careers.
Nominate Your Exceptional Students for Academic Recognition with NSHSS
Did you know that 89% of NSHSS members graduate from college or university? Honor your high-achieving students by nominating them for NSHSS membership as this new school year begins.