PERU – Gary G. Gammon II of Gastonia, N.C., and a student at Forestview High School, has been selected for membership in the National Society of High School Scholars. The society invites only those students who have superior academic achievement and are among the top scholars in the nation. The announcement was made by NSHSS Honorary Chair Claes Nobel, a senior member of the Nobel Prize Family.

“I congratulate Gary on this outstanding achievement and applaud the commitment to academic excellence,” said Nobel. “The hard work and success of these exceptional young people will ensure a future generation dedicated to their communities and world betterment.”

The society was founded to recognize outstanding academic performance among high school students. Membership is by invitation only and includes benefits for members, such as scholarships, networking, events, publications and other opportunities. As members prepare for college, the society encourages them to continue to strive for excellence in all their future endeavors.

Gammon is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Gary Gammon of Gastonia and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Glendon Gammon of Peru.

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