Nearly 150 Nassau BOCES Barry Tech students, representing more than 30 school districts from across Long Island, were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). These outstanding scholars were elected for the prestigious honor based on their superior academic achievement, dedicated community service and the enthusiastic endorsement of the their teachers.
“These students have honed their talents and followed their passions to earn this honorable induction. They are the future of our society and economy; they are our hope a better world,” said Ms. Gene Silverman, Executive Director of Nassau BOCES Department of Regional Schools and Instructional Programs.
Membership in the NTHS is the nation’s highest award for excellence in career and technical education. These students have consistently distinguished themselves by exemplifying exceptional qualities, such as honesty, leadership, responsibility and good character, demonstrating the NTHS vision, “success favors the prepared mind.”
Recognized by business, industry and education as the hallmark of student achievement and leadership, the NTHS helps top students find success in today’s highly competitive workplace by encouraging scholastic achievement and cultivating a desire for personal excellence. NTHS members are awarded personal letters of recommendation for employment, college admission and scholarships, and have their diplomas and training certificates stamped with the official NTHS seal.