Reston, VA—Ysmeli Rosa, National Honor Society (NHS) adviser at Gregorio Luperon High School for Science and Mathematics in New York, NY, has just been named the 2021 NHS Rynearson Adviser of the Year by the National Honor Society. This award is supported by NHS’s parent organization, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).

“NHS advisers play integral roles in supporting high school students’ academic success, and Ms. Rosa is a perfect example of the important work advisers carry out,” said NASSP CEO Ronn Nozoe. “She goes above and beyond to help her students and community, and she is fully deserving of this honor.”

Ysmeli Rosa has served as Gregorio Luperon High’s NHS adviser for the past three years, and has cemented herself as a valuable member of the school community and a respected leader among both students and staff. Rosa is described as irreplaceable, passionate, and a tireless advocate for her students. 

The Edward Rynearson Adviser of the Year Award was established to recognize outstanding Honor Society advisers for their leadership and commitment to the purposes of NHS. NASSP and NHS are proud to honor Ysmeli Rosa with this award that recognizes her dedication to her students’ success and the overall mission of NHS. Ms. Rosa’s commitment to education, student leadership, and her own professional development set an example for all Honor Society advisers.


The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) is the leading organization of middle level and high school principals and other school leaders across the United States. NASSP seeks to transform education through school leadership, recognizing that the fulfillment of each student’s potential relies on great leaders in every school committed to the success of each student. Reflecting its long-standing commitment to student leadership development, NASSP administers the National Honor SocietyNational Junior Honor SocietyNational Elementary Honor Society, and National Student Council.