National Honor Society Prepares for Its Upcoming 2014 LEAD Conference

National Honor SocietyAs a high school student, Mason Bird excelled in academics, taking a number of advanced placement and honors courses and being named to the honor roll all four years. In recognition of his accomplishments, Mason Bird was inducted into the National Honor Society in 2010 and served as the organization’s president in 2011 and 2012.

The National Honor Society is preparing for its upcoming Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) Conference, which is scheduled to take place January 31 – February 2, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel in Washington, D.C. Designed for school principals and assistant principals, activity coordinators, and student leaders in grades 6 through 12, these conferences offer attendees tools for professional development and for combating bullying, peer pressure, and prejudice, as well as skills to manage activities for students.

Established in 1921 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the National Honor Society is the country’s leading organization that recognizes the achievements of high school students in the areas of character, leadership, scholarship, and service. Today, there are approximately one million students who belong to the National Honor Society.

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