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Twenty Two Local Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society
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Twenty Two Local Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Nearly 130 high school seniors representing 20 school districts from across the region were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). The ceremony celebrated the academic accomplishments of students from Erie 1 BOCES' three career and technical centers: Harkness, Kenton and Potter.

On Thursday, March 13, students, faculty, family members and friends gathered in the auditorium of Maryvale High School for the induction ceremony. Carolyn Bright, from the NY Department of Labor, was the evening's keynote speaker. Following a presentation of certificates, the student took the NTHS pledge of excellence.

 

Kenmore East High School students Marianna Valdez, Jordan Lyons and Melanie Roeder were all inducted. They represented Erie 1 BOCES programs in Nursing, Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts.

 

Ten students were inducted from Kenmore West High School. Inductees were Caitlyn Misiura, Stephanie Mach, Alyssa Kane, Kimberly Cyna-Capodicasa, Cara Giglia, Hayley Johnston, Lauren Hoover, Shawn O’Sullivan, Radomir Pupovac and David Silverman. They represented Erie 1 BOCES programs such as Criminal Justice and Electrical Systems. 

 

New Life Christian High School student Charlie Swanick was inducted in recognition of her efforts in the Erie 1 BOCES Culinary Arts program.

 

Five students were inducted from Tonawanda High School. Inductees were Taylor DiRosa, Maria Ruff, Hannah Mussell, Jesse Bortz and Jessica Bowser. They represented Erie 1 BOCES programs such as Building Trades and Cosmetology.

 

April Hippert, Kristen Burtch and Michele Aronica were inducted from Grand Island High School in recognition of their efforts in the Erie 1 BOCES Cosmetology program.

 

The mission of the NTHS is to honor student achievement and leadership, promote educational excellence, and enhance career opportunities for its NTHS membership. To be eligible, a student must be nominated by their teacher, have at least a 90 GPA in the nominating course, an overall GPA of 85, and be active in a career and technical organization.

 

Erie 1 BOCES provides some of the most exciting one- and two-year educational opportunities available as part of public education to high school students in Western New York.  More than 25 career and technical education programs are offered to 11th and 12th graders at three state-of-the-art career and technical centers: Harkness, Kenton, and Potter as well as various off-site locations. To learn more, please visit www.e1b.org/cte.

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