Active in the organization not only improve your interpersonal skills, but also adds a positive value in the eyes giving you a scholarship. There are many organizations that can be followed by high school students, ranging from student council at school to be actively involved in religious organizations.
Academic achievers here mean you not only have good grades in school, but also active and capable of achievement in the race-a race between schools. There is some scope that you can follow the race, starting from the level of city, provincial, and national. In this case, you should take an active role in seeking information, not just simply wait for instructions from the school to represent the name of the school. There are many races scattered out there waiting to be followed.