Eleven LCTI students join National Technical Honor Society

NTHS 2018 inductees group photo

The National Technical Honor Society recently welcomed 11 new members during an induction ceremony at LCTI.

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. | Eleven students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society during a ceremony Thursday (Dec. 6, 2018) at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute.

The inductees’ family members, along with staff from LCTI and students’ sending high schools, were among dozens of people on hand for the special event. Other current members of the society — Plumbing & Heating students Paige Knowles, of Parkland High School, and Gregory Mertz, of Whitehall High School — attended the ceremony, too.

The inductees are:

  • Wendy Bautista, a Louis E. Dieruff High School student who studies Criminal Justice at LCTI
  • Peter Baxter, an Emmaus High School student who studies Advertising Design/Commercial Art at LCTI
  • Jeremy Brensinger, a Northern Lehigh High School student who studies Web Design/Web Programming atLCTI
  • Tyler Butler, a Parkland High School student who studies Painting & Decorating at LCTI
  • Alex Cevicelow, a Parkland High School student who studies Web Design/Web Programming at LCTI
  • Lilianna Collazo, a William Allen High School student who studies Auto Technology at LCTI
  • Sylvia Dise, a Northern Lehigh High School student who studies Criminal Justice at LCTI
  • Erin Sherman, a Salisbury High School student who studies Painting & Decorating at LCTI
  • Cooper Unangst, a Parkland High School student who studies Electrical Technology at LCTI
  • Corinne Verba, a Northern Lehigh High School student who studies Computer Information Technology at LCTI
  • Tucker Wilson, a Catasauqua High School student  who studies Painting & Decorating at LCTI

Membership in the NTHS is highly competitive; students must maintain a grade average of 90 percent or better to be considered for induction. This year’s inductees were selected from a pool of 30 nominees. LCTI Director of Career & Technical Education Kurt Adam said the society’s newest members represent the best of the best at LCTI and their sending high schools.

 “These students have the vision, leadership abilities and the drive to succeed,” Adam said. “These young men and women are the future health care providers, educators, business professionals, law enforcement officers, engineers, designers, industry leaders and, hopefully, they will be taking care of us as we get older.”

Northern Lehigh School District Superintendent Matthew Link delivered the evening’s keynote address. He praised the newest NTHS members for setting an example their peers can follow. “Thank you for being true leaders and reflecting so positively on all of your home districts,” he said.

Also Thursday, a member of LCTI’s Plumbing & Heating Occupational Advisory Council, Michael Gillette, of Michael Gillettee Plumbing, was inducted into the society, becoming an honorary member.

Web Design/Web Programming instructor Joseph Peregrin and CAP Office Systems Technology instructor Ann Blacker advise LCTI’s National Technical Honor Society.

View the news release.

Media Contact: Precious Petty, Public Relations Coordinator, 610-799-1450, pettyp@lcti.org

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