NSCS Member Elected to Board of National Collegiate Honors Council

Washington, DC, January 13, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Hesham Elnegar, an NSCS Member from Northern Arizona University, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Collegiate Honors Council.

The Honors Council serves as an association for honors programs around the country and provides them with resources on improving and maintaining successful honors programs.

Elnagar will be a student member on the Board for one year.

“I decided to run for this position because I feel it will be a great experience for what I hope to enter in graduate school,” Elnagar said. “I want to begin a career in higher education administration and student affairs.”

“Hesham is a dedicated and enthusiastic officer serving the NSCS chapter at the University of Northern Arizona,” NSCS’ Executive Director’ Steve Loflin said. “I am impressed with his commitment to integrity and he will be a tremendous asset serving as a student representative on the Board of NCHC.”

Elnagar hopes to help promote honors higher education through the Council. “The board works to promote positive critical thinking and diversified ideas, not just in the nation's honors programs, but in all of higher education,” he said. “This is something I passionately support.”


About NSCS:
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization to invite first- and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation only, based on grade point average and class standing. NSCS offers members exclusive access to scholarships, career resources, leadership and networking opportunities. NSCS has more than 550,000 lifetime members and 228 chapters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Mishri Someshwar