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April 23, 2014

SWGTC student honor club inducts members

THOMASVILLE — During the April 15 meeting, the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) at Southwest Georgia Technical College (SWGTC) announced and inducted seven new members into the organization.

Inductees include: Christopher Dietz — networking specialist, Andrew Hoyt — dual enrollment, Amber Kelley — criminal justice, Mary Kersey — business management, Toni Knight — business management, Joshua Monk — business management and Jessica Poole — computer support specialist.

The local chapter was established in 1985. As a national organization, NTHS has as its purpose to promote the ideals of honesty, service, leadership, career development, and skilled workmanship; to reward meritorious achievement in technical education; to encourage and assist technical students in their pursuit of educational and career goals; to develop a greater awareness within the American business, industry, and service communities about the talents and abilities of students engaged in technical education; and to provide technical students with a greater awareness of the world of work.

“We are proud and excited to welcome our newest members to the National Technical Honor Society. As we say goodbye to members who complete their education goals with Southwest Georgia Technical College, our new members are continuing the tradition of being involved in community and school to improve our lives. NTHS students not only excel in academics but donate time and effort with volunteer activities at the college and in the community,” commented Michael Young, Psychology Faculty and advisor for NTHS at SWGTC.

Qualifications for membership in NTHS are: The student must have completed one full semester in attendance at SWGTC and must have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 6 credit hours of course work. Student must be enrolled in Spring and Fall semesters with a minimum of 6 credit hours. The student must have a GPA of 3.75 for the semester in which he/she is nominated and a cumulative GPA of 3.30. All program requirements must also be met for the semester in which he/she is nominated. To maintain eligibility for membership, the student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.30. Benefits of membership in NTHS include a diploma or certificate seal indicating membership, three letters of recommendation sent upon request to any business, industry, or educational institution where member applies, and an excellent resume entry denoting leadership and participation in a student organization. For information, contact lead advisor Dr. Jay Snodgrass at 225-3993, Maria Studebaker-Coppage at 225-5202, or Michael Young at 227-3014.

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