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LaPlace’s Gayden honored

LAPLACE — The National Society of High School Scholars announced John Gayden of LaPlace has been selected a member of the Society, which recognizes scholars who demonstrate outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.

“On behalf of NSHSS, I am honored to recognize the hard work, sacrifice and commitment that John has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence,” Chairman Claes Nobel said. “John is now a member of a unique community of scholars — a community that represents our very best hope for the future.”