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National Technical Honor Society

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) is an educational non-profit organization that recognizes and honors both students and teachers in Career and Technical Education. NTHS serves over 100,000 active members each year in both secondary and postsecondary chapters.
The NTHS mission is to advocate for and empower all students to pursue the skills needed to build their careers and the global workforce. 
NTHS is committed to their members by:

  • Offering scholarship opportunities for its members.
  • Sustaining growth, innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Maintaining financial responsibility to meet our membership needs.
  • Providing the highest recognition for top students in career and technical education.
  • Supplying excellent services to our diverse, multi-cultural membership and member schools.
  • Building strong relationships between the educational community and business and industry.
  • Responding to the ever-changing world and leading edge of technology as a flexible organization.
Students in Career and Technical Education are nominated by their teacher based on the following criteria:
  • Have a cumulative average of 90 or above in their CTE program
  • Have an average of 85 or above at their home district
  • Exemplify all of the NTHS characteristics:
    • Honesty
    • Skill
    • Leadership
    • Citizenship
    • Responsibility
    • Service
  • Be involved in a leadership organization (example: HOSA, SkillsUSA)
  • Be an active member in the community

2023 National Technical Honor Society Inductees