National Society of Collegiate Scholars inducts Britt’s Ostercamp | Community
Shayna Dawn Ostercamp of Britt has accepted an invitation for lifetime membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. It is the nation’s leading certified honor society for high-achieving freshmen and sophomores with a grade point average of at least 3.0.
“We welcome Shayna Dawn Ostercamp to our community of like-minded, high-achieving national scholars,” said NSCS Executive Director Scott Mobley.
Ostercamp graduated from West Hancock High School in 2021. She attended North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City, where she was a regular on the Dean’s List.
The NSCS is an honorary organization that annually invites less than ten percent of all eligible students nationwide to join the ranks of its diverse membership. A leading interdisciplinary college honor society, the NSCS is made up of scholars from two-year, four-year, and online institutions.
“NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement; it’s a distinction of honor,” Mobley said. “Our scholars are some of the best of the best who demonstrated an unwavering commitment to academic excellence early in their academic careers. These dynamic individuals embody the pillars of NSCS scholarship, leadership and service, and many of them become active contributors in their respective fields.
Notable distinguished honorary members of the NSCS include former President Jimmy Carter, United States Ambassador Dr. Robin Renee Sanders, the late Senator John McCain, and former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala.
Founded in 1994 by Stephen Loflin, a seasoned student affairs professional, NSCS remains true to its promise to recognize, uplift and connect high achievers. Its portfolio of exclusive benefits includes access to more than $750,000 in scholarships, chapter funds and annual awards, professional development resources, exclusive tailored content, and leadership experiences and service.
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