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National Technical Honor Society

John Lamson
The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) is a nationally recognized organization for promoting excellence in workforce education to meet the demands of today's quality driven businesses and industries. Members of the CDC Chapter of the National Technical Honor Society will have opportunities to attend leadership conferences and help in the recruitment of new students to the CDC.

Fewer than two percent of America's secondary students are nominated for membership into this prestigious organization. The purposes of the CDC Chapter of National -Technical Honor Society are:
  • To promote the ideals of honesty, service, and leadership at the CDC and in the community.
  • To reward scholastic achievements in a program of academic and modern technical education.
  • To assist members in their pursuit of career and educational goals
  • To help build and maintain a stronger, more positive image of technical education and the CDC.
  • To encourage the practice of high standards of personal and professional conduct and individual responsibility.
  • To advance the growth and ideals of the Society through the educational community.

To become a member of the NTHS a student must fulfill the following requirements:
  • Maintain a 90 average or above in their technical program and current English class combined.
  • Enrollment for at least 3 quarters in the same technical program
  • Complete the core competencies in their technical program for the year.
  • Maintain a 3.0 average or above in their high school career.
  • Have no more than 10 absences from their program per year.
  • Demonstrate good character and leadership qualities.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities like clubs, sports, community service or employment.
  • Be recommended by their Program Instructor and CDC Guidance Coordinator.
  • Be elected by the CDC faculty and staff.
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