DUHS student receives national honor

Published 5:09 pm Monday, August 15, 2016

ATLANTA — The National Society of High School Scholars recently announced that Dowagiac Union High School student Marcus Winchester-Jones was selected to be a member of the organization.

The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.

NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes, made the announcement.

Marcus Winchester-Jones

Marcus Winchester-Jones

“On behalf of NSHSS, I am honored to recognize the hard work, sacrifice and commitment that Marcus has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence,” Nobel said. “Marcus is a now a member of a unique community of scholars — a community that represents our very best hope for the future.”

“We are proud to provide lifetime membership to young scholars to support their growth and development,” said NSHSS President James Lewis. “We aim to help students like Marcus build on their academic success by connecting them with unique learning experiences and resources to help prepare them for college and meaningful careers.”

NSHSS members automatically become lifetime members at the time of their initial membership. At each step along the way — from high school to college to career — NSHSS connects outstanding young scholars with the resources they need to develop their strengths and pursue their passions.