PIQUA — The Upper Valley Career Center inducted 73 seniors into the National Technical Honor Society on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, during Career Technical Student Organization meetings. A reception honoring the NTHS students was held immediately following the induction ceremonies. Representative from each of the associate high schools were invited to attend the reception and congratulate their students.
The NTHS which recognizes career and technical accomplishments has been active at Upper Valley Career Center since 1992. The criteria requires the students to maintain 98% or better attendance and have a 3.5 or better GPA their junior year at the Upper Valley Career Center. Each inductee was also a recommendation by their career-technical instructor based on citizenship and character.
The 2015-16 Upper Valley Career Center National Technical Honor Society members from Shelby County include:
Anna: Paige Shonk, Exercise Science.
Botkins: Austin Adams, Computer Information Technologies; Alexis DeBernay, Design and Digital Print Technologies; Stephanie Etgen, Carpentry; Matthew Schipper, Welding Technologies.
Fairlawn: Gage Fitzgerald, Environmental Occupations.
Fort Loramie: Samantha Bensman, Exercise Science; Shelby Bohman, Medical Technologies; John Chaney, Manufacturing and Machining Technologies; Justin Eilerman, Manufacturing and Machining Technologies; Blake Gaier, Computer Information Technologies; Dylan Heitkamp, Electrical Trades; Travis Hilgefort, Manufacturing and Machining Technologies; Emily Holdheide, Electrical Trades; Nathan Meyer, Ag and Power Technologies; Aaron Plas, Pre-Engineering and Design Technologies; Nathan Poeppelman, Welding Technologies; Tanner Rosengarten, Pre-Engineering and Design Technologies; Robert Siegel, Electrical Trades; Lindsey Wappelhorst, Computer Information Technologies.
Houston High School: Sophia Gilson, Electronic Applications; Abigail Grilliot, Early Childhood Education and Care; Collin Hughes, Manufacturing and Machining Technologies.
Jackson Center: Wyatt Shaffer, Ag and Power Technologies. Russia: Hannah Cohee, Cosmetology; Cody Fairchild, Electronic Applications; Joseph Stickel, Design and Digital Print Technologies.
Sidney: Nina Dishon, Interactive Media; Alec Gerstner, Welding Technologies; Taylor Horne, Computer Information Technologies; Devon Legge, HVAC/R Technologies; Chase Stewart, Culinary Arts.