Lassen High School student Nathaniel P. Biggs has been selected for membership in the National Society of High School Scholars. Photo submitted

Lassen High School student earns national academic honor

The National Society of High School Scholars announced today Nathaniel P. Biggs, of Susanville, 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, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

“On behalf of the hard work, sacrifice and commitment that Nathaniel has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence,” said Nobel. “Nathaniel is 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 W. Lewis. “We aim to help students like Nathaniel 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 students through unique learning experiences, scholarships, internships, international study and peer networks. Currently there are more than 1.5 million society members in more than 170 countries. For more information about NSHSS visit