ATLANTA, Ga. — The National Society of High School Scholars recently announced East Surry High School student Ashley M. Lowry from Pilot Mountain has been selected for membership in the organization.
The society staties that it “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 Ashley has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence,” said Scholars founder Claes Nobel. “Ashley 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 Scholars President James W. Lewis. “We aim to help students like Ashley build on their academic successes and enhance the skills and desires to have a positive impact on the global community.”
Membership in the organization entitles qualified students to enjoy a variety of benefits, including scholarhsip 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 National Society of High School Scholars 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. There are more than one million members in more than 160 countries.
Ashley is the daughter of Jackie Lowry of Pilot Mountain and Greg Lowry of Mount Airy. She has two brothers, Jeffrey Stein of Burlington, Vermont, and Travis Lowry of Pilot Mountaion. Ashley is the granddaughter of the late John and Claudia Roman, Shelby Delgado and Arlis Lowry.