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. 34 students met these criteria and were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society on November 17, 2011. Lake Tech congratulates the newest members of the National Technical Honor Society. 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.
The newest members are: Alexander Abbott, Gabriel Acevedo, Stacey Albridge, Sammy Anderson, Kathryn Audette, William Baer, Brenda Barrett, Kyle Blake, Nicholas Bloom, Meagan Bullock, Deborah Cannoy, Lynda Fisher Colavecchio, Kassie Cozart, Leslie DiCesare, Kenyon Friedline, Nicole Graf, Wendy Guthrie, Jerald House, Sarah Hurst, Taylor Johnson, Steve Jolly, Bobbie Sue Kincannon, Richard Madrid, Travis McGee, Jennifer Miller, Paul Myers, Jeannette Paradee, Anita Peck, Meagan Roop, Travis Roy, Cynthia Searles, Christopher Tusing, Ashley Watson, and Caitlyn Werner.
NTHS has a mission to honor student achievement and leadership, promote educational excellence, and enhance career opportunities for technical students. The organization provides recognition for excellence in technical education and creates occupational opportunities for America’s top workforce education students.
To become nominated for membership in NTHS a student must fulfill the following requirements: complete at least one course and attain at least 50% of their program hours; be enrolled in a 600+ hour 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. Each member receives 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.