Student joins national society

Melissa Brooke Carr of Parsons has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Carr, the daughter of Steve and Trina Carr of Location Road, Parsons, is a sophomore at West Virginia University majoring in speech/audiology.

“NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits, including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel and service projects both on campus and in the community,” said Stephen E. Loflin, NSCS founder and chief executive officer.

NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first-year and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation only, based on grade point average and class standing. NSCS has nearly 1 million lifetime members and 300 chapters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.