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Posted: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:00 pm

  The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced Palmer Trinity student Osmel Alvarez of Homestead 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.

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

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

  “Our vision is to build a dynamic international organization that connects members with meaningful content, resources, and opportunities,” said NSHSS President James W. Lewis. “We aim to help students like Osmel build on their academic success and enhance the skills and desires to have a positive impact on the global community.”

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

  Additionally, Alvarez was nominated to represent PalmerTrinitySchool at the annual Congress of Future Medical Leaders in WashingtonDC.

  “Osmel was selected to represent PalmerTrinitySchool and Florida because of his high academic standing, his leadership potential, and his desire to enter the profession of medicine,” said Executive Director Richard Rossi.

  The Congress of Future Medical Leaders will meet in WashingtonDC in November.

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