The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently held an induction ceremony for 10 students invited into the National Technical Honor Society. The Orleans/Niagara BOCES students were: Chelsey Amacher, Starpoint, in the cosmetology program; Courtney Arber, Niagara Falls, in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration program; Brad Becken, Starpoint, in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration program; Stephanie Demmin, Wilson, in the security and law enforcement program; Esther Ekong, Christian Academy/Lockport, in the fashion design program; John Hudson Jr., Niagara Falls, in building trades; Courtney Karpie, Starpoint, in the health occupations technician program; Linda Kroening, Starpoint, in the cosmetology program; Marco Notaro, Niagara-Wheatfield, in the project-based engineering program; and Alissa Portik, Niagara-Wheatfield, in the EMS program.
The National Technical Honor Society is the highest award that can be given for excellence in career and technical education. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 and have completed a certain amount of credit hours. The requirements also include excellent attendance and an excellent disciplinary record.