Francesco Ricigliano receives national honor

Francesco Ricigliano was recently named to the National Society of High School Scholars.

Francesco Ricigliano was recently named to the National Society of High School Scholars.

ATLANTA, GA—The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced that Southington High School student Francesco Ricigliano has been selected to become a member of the NSHSS. 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. “On behalf of HSHSS, I am honored to recognize the hard work, sacrifice, and commitment that Francesco has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence,” Nobel said in a NSHSS release. “Francesco is now a member of a unique community of scholars, a community that represents our very best hope for the future.”

Membership in NSHSS entitles students to enjoy a wide variety of 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.

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

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