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Drenth named to scholars society

The National Society of High School Scholars has announced that Jamestown High School student Marissa L. Drenth from Jamestown has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.

“On behalf of NSHSS, I am honored to recognize the hard work, sacrifice, and commitment that Marissa has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence,” said NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

Membership in NSHSS entitles qualified students to enjoy benefits including scholarship opportunities, academic competitions, free events, member-only resources, publications, participation in programs offered by educational partners, personalized recognition items and publicity honors.

Formed in 2002, the NSHSS recognizes academic excellence at the high school level and encourages members of the organization to apply their talents, vision, and potential for the betterment of themselves and the world.

Drenth is the daughter of Tonya and Shane Drenth of Jamestown. She plans to study pre-med.

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