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NT CTE Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

NT CTE Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Congratulations to our students who attend the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center, who were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.  Out of all the high school students in the United States, the National Technical Honor Society students who receive this honor comprise 1.6 percent of that population.   For staff at the Orleans/BOCES center, they represent the four pillars of the National Technical Honor Society: scholarship, leadership, service and character. 

The students were honored in front of their teachers, families and school district representatives.  The students had to maintain an 89.5 grade average in their career and technical education programs and an 84.5 average at their high schools, have superior attendance, exemplary behavior, be a member in good standing with SkillsUSA and have a recommendation from a faculty member. 

Congratulations go to: 

Bridget Cake in the Health Occupations Technician Program taught by Laura Vendryes.  Her future plans include going to Muskingum University to major in nursing.  She would like to be a nurse anesthetist.  

Noah Czerwinski in the Welding Program taught by Shane Bartella and Eric Farrell.  He hopes to enter the Apprenticeship Program at Local 71 to become a journeyman in the Union and attain Master level skill.

Nicholas Drabinski in the Electricity/Electronics Program taught by Logan Spain.  He plans on attending Alfred State for Electrical Construction to become an electrician. 

Zachary Hanna in the Welding Program taught by Shane Bartella and Eric Farrell.  He will be attending Niagara County Community College to continue studying Welding and plans on getting a job in the welding industry.

Gwendolyn Moran in the Animation, Film & Visual Effects program taught by Jennifer Manning.  She plans on attending college and getting a job as an animator.

Elyssa Pennell in the Diesel Technology/Heavy Equipment Program taught by Westin Blidy.  She plans on attending wither University of Northern Ohio or Ozarks Technical Community College or joining the Air Force or the Marines.  Her goal is to become a diesel mechanic or welder.  

Kylee Russell in the Animal Science Program taught by Rebecca Myers.  She plans on attending college for Music Education and working as a part-time veterinary assistant while in college.  She would like to obtain her Masters in Music Education and Instruction Chorus.  

Photo Caption: (LtoR) Bridget Cake, Elyssa Pennell, Noah Czerwinski, Kylee Russell, Nicholas Drabinski, Gwendolyn Moran and Zachary Hanna.