What does a 93 GPA, 90% or better attendance rate, leadership skills, and a strong work ethic lead to at Lake Tech? A full-time student’s ability to be nominated to the National Technical Honor Society. Fifty-seven students met these criteria and were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society on May 14, 2014. NTHS is a non-profit, nationally recognized organization for promoting excellence in workforce education to meet the demands of today’s quality-driven businesses and industries. The organization also offers scholarship opportunities to its members.
Lake Technical College congratulates the newest members of National Technical Honor Society: Glenn Adams II, Cody Albridge, Eileen Alvarez, Suzanne Auritt, Joy Aycock, Evan Bole, Barbara Breckenridge, Ashley Brock, Lauren Brown, Calvin Buchanan, Yesenia Cabrera-Leon, Sherry Cooper, Jill Crawford, Victoria Curry, Alexa Dattalo, Joshua DiCesare, Zana Dudley, Jacqueline Durham, Teena Edwards, Richele Ferriell, Monica Galindez, Troy Hatcher, Nicole Haynes, Joshua Hidock, Brittani Hollenbeck, Megan Hullinger, Shaniqua Hunt, Dillen Jeske, Joan Jessmer, Barry Kamm, Samantha Kerlin, Racheal Laws, Charles Lemmon, Shelby Lewis, Nicholas Magee, Cody Magnus, Mykel Maines, Johana Murillo, Maria Eugenia Parker, Judy Patten, Brycen Periko, Robert Peterson Jr., Madison Roberts, Rene Roberts, Alicia Rose, Melissa Ruddock, Brinda Ruehlen, Kelly Saucer, Robert Sayre, Carolyn Shiflett, Kevin Shook, Stefanie Spencer, Kasey Steele, Kevin Trewyn, Stephanie Valdez, Sara Velez, and Marcos Vieyra.
To be nominated for membership in NTHS students must fulfill the following requirements: complete at least one course and attain at least 50% of their program hours; be enrolled in a job preparatory program; meet the overall cumulative course grade average of 93% or better in their technical program; maintain an attendance rate of 90% or better (except Law Enforcement and Nursing which require 95% attendance rate); demonstrate good character and leadership skills; and be recommended by their program instructor. Once students meet the nomination requirements, a $30.00 membership fee is required. New members receive an assortment of NTHS recognition items including a certificate, lapel pin, white tassel to wear at graduation; decal for the Lake Tech certificate and three letters of recommendation sent to the member’s choice of colleges or employers. Members also receive special recognition at Lake Tech’s graduation ceremony.
For additional information about NTHS, contact Dr. Sherie Lindamood, Program Specialist/NTHS Advisor, 352-589-2250, ext. 1824.