NAS Application
The Urban League of Broward County is pleased to announce the Atlantic Coast Center of Excellence is accepting applications for Induction into the National Achievers Society. The Induction Service is scheduled for Saturday, January 8, 2022 on Zoom.  The application deadline is Monday, January 3, 2022.

The National Achievers Society is a prestigious National Honor Society, which recognizes students for their academic and cultural achievements. Induction into the National Achievers Society brings nationwide attention to students who demonstrate excellence and provides opportunities for students to receive scholarships.

Membership in the National Achievers Society (formerly known as the Thurgood Marshall Achievers Society/McKnight Achievers) provides enrichment activities for students. The organization also provides opportunities for parents and other interested adults to stay involved in the student’s education. The National Achievers Society helps to equip students to identify and meet the challenges of the 21st century. Achievers and their parents have opportunities to participate in community service projects, literacy activities, field trips, academic competitions and a Leadership Conference / Brain Bowl Competition held via Zoom in February 2022 and March 2022.

The Atlantic Coast Center of Excellence has inducted over 3,540 students into the National Achievers Society over the past fifteen years. Students are recommended for Induction by their school principals, teachers, churches and community leaders. The society emphasizes values, such as giving back to the community, the importance of studying and academic persistence and it encourages parents to become more engaged in their children’s education. For the last fifteen years, hundreds of graduating Achievers have been awarded academic scholarships to colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Applications and induction fees can be mailed to the Urban League office, 560 NW 27th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311. To answer any questions you might have, please feel free to contact our NAS Team at Thank you in advance for your interest in the National Achievers Society.
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Membership Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for recommendation for the National Achievers Society;

An applicant must be a full time student in a Broward County private, public, charter, or virtual school.

An applicant must be in grades 3-11.

An applicant must have achieved above the normal expectation in academic or cultural endeavors.

Academic Criteria
An applicant must have a minimum of two “A’s” and no “D’s” or “F’s” on their most recent report card.

An applicant in honors, gifted, dual enrollment or advanced placement classes may have one “C” per grading period.

An applicant must maintain A/B grades for three most recent and consecutive grading periods.

An applicant must complete and submit a “Laws of Life Essay”.
Before beginning the National Achievers Society Application, please verify by checking the box (X) that you have emailed the following in addition to this application to *
Florida Education Fund Laws of Life Essay Criteria     *
PURPOSE. The Laws of Life are core values and ideals by which we live. Honesty, perseverance, and the Golden Rule all are examples of these universal "laws" that transcend religions, cultures, and national borders. The Laws of Life Essay Contest offers a young person the opportunity to think about and communicate the principles that guide his or her life. As a participant writes his or her essay, the participant must select the quotation below that expresses a key value and/or ideal by which he or she lives and explain why the chosen value/ideal is important to the way he or she lives his or her life by discussing experiences, lessons learned, and people who have served as living examples of the chosen value/ideal.                                        REQUIREMENTS.  Please select one of the following essays to complete.  Essays of 100-300 words must be submitted to the Center Director via email at
Method of Payment: Please make all payments out to Urban League of Broward County. Payments are to mailed to the Urban League at Urban League of Broward County 560 NW 27th Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311 . If school check is selected, an letter of confirmation of payment must accompany application. **All fees are non-refundable*** *
Jacket Order (Adult Sizes) *
T-Shirt Order (Adult Sizes *
Student First Name *
Student Last Name *
Address *
City *
Zip Code *
Parent's Full Name *
Parent's Address *
Parent's City *
Parent's Zip Code *
Home Phone Number *
Cell Phone Number  (you can repeat a home phone or cell phone) *
Email Address *
What is the gender of your student? *
Anticipated Year of High School Graduation *
School Name *
Principal's Name *
Name of Sponsor *
A sponsor is an adult who agrees to serve as a mentor to the applicant. A sponsor may be a parent, guardian, relative or family member. A sponsor’s duty is to encourage the applicant to stay involved and participate in National Achievers Society activities:
Sponsor's Address, City, State, Zip Code *
Sponsor's Home Phone *
Sponsor's Cell Phone *
Sponsor's Email Address *
List your membership in school and community organizations. *
List what you consider to be your major accomplishments. *
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