PIQUA — The Upper Valley Career Center inducted 77 seniors, including several Shelby County residents, into the Upper Valley Career Center Honor Society on Monday, Nov. 5.
Jason Haak, assistant superintendent, and Matt Meyer, director of student services, announced and inducted honorees during the morning Career Technical Student Organization meetings.
A reception was held in their honor with associate school representatives in attendance shortly after the ceremonies.
The criteria for induction into the Upper Valley Career Center Honor Society is that a student must have 98 percent or better attendance, a 3.5 or better GPA their junior year at the Upper Valley Career Center, a recommendation by their career-technical instructor, and have good moral character.
The seven attributes of moral character that inductees are evaluated on are skill, honesty, service, responsibility, scholarship, citizenship, and leadership.
Local inductees and their majors include, Avery Allison, Jackson Center, interactive media; Seth Barga, Fort Loramie, computer information technologies; Tori Barga, Fort Loramie, carpentry; Raven Boerger, Russia, interactive media; Evan Coverstone, Russia, welding technologies; Collin Detrick, Fort Loramie, manufacturing and machining technologies; Maelee Enochs, Jackson Center, cosmetology; Gwendalyne Giesemann, Jackson Center, interactive media; Taylor Hartzell, Fort Loramie, Medical Careers Academy; Shane Hilgefort, Fort Loramie, manufacturing and machining technologies; Kyla Holthaus, Fort Loramie, cosmetology; Aliya Jones, Botkins, cosmetology; Breanna Kittel, Russia, early childhood education and care; Jeffrey Meiring, Houston, electrical trades; Carter Mescher, Fort Loramie, HVAC/R technologies; Cody Meyer, Botkins, HVAC/R technologies; Jared Middendorf, Fort Loramie, exercise science; Brice Phipps, Sidney, interactive media; Rylee Poeppelman, Fort Loramie, cosmetology; Kenneth Rose, Fort Loramie, electrical trades Fort; Morgan Shaffer, Jackson Center, Teacher Academy; Logan Siegel, Fort Loramie, manufacturing and machining technologies; Geran Wagle, Anna, electronic applications; Austin Ward, Houston, electrical trades; Grace Wehrman, Fort Loramie, exercise science; Elizabeth Will, Botkins, cosmetology; and Taylor Williams, Sidney, Medical Careers Academy.