National Technical Honor Society welcomes 10 LCTI students

Ten Lehigh Career & Technical Institute students were inducted on Thursday, Dec. 1 into the National Technical Honor Society.

Ten Lehigh Career & Technical Institute students were inducted on Thursday, Dec. 1 into the National Technical Honor Society.

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. | Ten students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society during a ceremony Thursday (Dec. 1, 2016) at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute.

The inductees’ family members,  staff from LCTI and students’ sending high schools were among several dozen people on  hand for the special event.

The inductees are:

  • Jesulto Acance, a William Allen student who studies Drafting/Computer-Aided Design at LCTI
  • Franklina Arias-Rodriguez, a William Allen student who studies Administrative Office Technology/Accounting at LCTI
  • Jade Buskirk, a Parkland student who studies Health Occupations at LCTI
  • Paul Galarza, a William Allen student who studies Advertising Design/Commerical Art at LCTI
  • John Kochenberger, a Salisbury student who studies Electronics Technology/Nanofabrication at LCTI
  • Kayla Martnick, a Whitehall student who studies Advertising Design/Commercial Art at LCTI
  • Fabian Montano,  Whitehall student who studies Drafting/Computer-Aided Design at LCTI
  • Elyssa Njango, a William Allen student who studies Health Occupations at LCTI
  • Danielle Schmidt, a Northwestern Lehigh student who studies Health Occupations at LCTI
  • Frederid Tirado Cardona, a Whitehall student who studies Criminal Justice 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. Other current members of the society include Mason Creswell and Desiree Nester, Salisbury students who are in the Health Occupations program, Autumn Madea, a Catasauqua student in the Culinary Arts program, and Celine Lembach, a Salisbury student in the Cosmetology program.

LCTI Director of Career & Technical Education Kurt Adam said the society’s newest inductees represent the best of the best at LCTI and their sending high schools. Joyce Thompson, an associate professor in the School of Communication Arts, Computers, and Technology at Lehigh Carbon Community College, served as the event’s guest speaker.

Also Thursday, a member of the LCTI’s Emerging Health Professionals Occupational Advisory Council, Rick Neas, became an honorary member of the society. Neas is a hospital supervisor for St. Luke’s University Health Network.

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

 

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