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Barry Tech students inducted to the National Technical Honor Society

  Aracelys Lopez
  Aracelys Lopez of the Baldwin School District recently received membership into the National Technical Honor Society, she studies cosmetology at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech.
Recently over 130 students from Nassau BOCES Barry Tech became members of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). They have studied such programs as Cosmetology Skills, Aviation Operations, Welding, Pharmacy Technician, Horse Science, Police Science/Law Enforcement Systems, and Auto Skills.

“These students have followed their talents and passions to come to this honorable induction. They are the future of our society and economy – they are our dreams of a better world,” said Ms. Gene Silverman, executive director, Nassau BOCES Department of Regional Schools and Instructional Programs. “We offer these students our congratulations and best wishes in future endeavors.”

The Barry Tech students were elected for the honor based on superior academic achievement, dedicated community service and the endorsement of the faculty. 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.

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.