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Local Student Hezrona A. E. Moxyz-currie receives National Honor
By The National Society of High School Scholars
Aug 26, 2018 - 6:41:29 PM

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Fort Lauderdale High School student
recognized for superior academic achievement
by The National Society of High School Scholars

ATLANTA, GA - The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced student Hczrona A. E. Moxyz-Curric from Coral Springs, FL, 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 Clmim1an Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

"On behalf ofNSHSS, I am honored to recognize the hard work, sacrifice and commitment that Hezrona has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic exccllcncc," said Nobel. "Hezrona is now a member of a unique community of scholars - a community that rcprcscnl,; our very best hope for the future."
"We are proud to provide lifetime membership to young scholars lo support their growth and development," stated NSHSS President James W. Lewis. "We aim lo help students like Hezrona 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.

Formed in 2002 by James W. Lewis and Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes, The National Society of High School Scholars recognizes academic excellence at the high school level and helps to advance the goals and aspirations of high-achieving millennials through unique learning experiences, scholarships, internships, international study and peer networks. Currently there are more than 1,000,000 Society members in /60 countries. To help us further efforts that provide students with continued opportunity, please acknowledge NSHSS in any press release mentions by providing a resource link to www.nshss.org. For more information about NSHSS visit www.nshss.org.

Backgrounder – Hezrona Moxyz-Currie   

Bahamas Student Hezrona A.E. Moxyz-Currie Receives International Honor
Recognized for Superior Academic Achievement by the
National Society of High School Scholars

Gifted, determined and with an indomitable spirit to excel against all odds, is what Hezrona Moxyz-Currie is and does daily.  The future lawyer and passionate advocate, who despite health challenges, has consistently demonstrated a strong desire to succeed and make a positive difference in her community.

The 13 year old, 10th grader who hails from The Bahamas and attends Fort Lauderdale High school, an A+ rated, pre-law and public affairs magnet school was recently selected and recognized by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) organization for her superior academic achievement, leadership, scholarship and community commitment.  The recognition is awarded to students nationally in the United States, who ranks among the top 10% in their schools, and maintains a minimum 3.5 GPA.

Hezrona, who has a current weighted 5.2 GPA, is a pre-law, Cambridge International magnet student pursuing the Advance International Certificate of Education (AICE) Diploma program.  The AICE diploma, is the highest and most prestigious designation, awarded to students at graduation, and affords them career and academic opportunities to receive the nation’s top scholarships at prestigious Ivy League colleges and universities. 

The former student of Temple Christian Primary School (Nassau, Bahamas) and Sawgrass Springs Elementary (in Coral Springs), Hezrona has received numerous awards including President’s (Donald Trump) Education Award for Excellence. The certified Microsoft Office Specialist and math tutor, who has already successfully completed two Cambridge college classes, has competed against hundreds nationally at the 2017 National Speech and Debate Tournament in Birmingham, Alabama and is also a member of her school’s Environmental Club, Bloom, Mock Trial, debate team, National English Honors Society and National Honors Society clubs.


 



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