Students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

PIQUA — The Upper Valley Career Center inducted 73 seniors into the National Technical Honor Society on Nov. 9 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 2015-2016 Upper Valley Career Center National Technical Honor Society members from Miami County include:

Bradford: Bryan Apple, Ag and Power Technologies; Samantha Boyer, Design and Digital Print Technologies; Tyler Gunter, Aerospace Occupations; Lindsey Haines, Medical Technologies; Zachary Herron, HVAC/R Technologies; Timothy Jones, Aerospace Occupations; Lowell Kissinger, Ag and Power Technologies; Bethany Long, Medical Technologies; Zachary Miller, Environmental Occupations; Brandon Mitchell, Automotive Technologies; Victoria Smith, Medical Technologies; Morgan Wackler, Medical Technologies.

Covington: Austin Brown, Environmental Occupations; Kristopher Gibboney, Pre-Engineering and Design Technologies; Taylor Hill, Early Childhood Education and Care; Julianna Yingst, Early Childhood Education and Care.

Miami East: Blake Magoto, Ag and Power Technologies. Milton-Union: Samuel Jackson, Ag and Power Technologies. Newton: Paige Dellinger, Medical Information Management. Piqua: Megan Asher, Early Childhood Education and Care; Thomas Baker, Early Childhood Education and Care; Alisha Bell, Design and Digital Print Technologies; Emily Campbell, Medical Technologies; Taylor George, Medical Technologies; Andrew Glasco, Computer Information Technologies; Haeley Kittel, Early Childhood Education and Care; Madeline Ponchillia, Medical Technologies; Collin Poth, Ag and Power Technologies; Brayden Vogler, Automotive Technologies.

Piqua Christian: Abigail Burchett, Horticulture and Landscape Management; Ashlyn Garringer, Medical Information Management.

Troy: Katelyn Davis, Design and Digital Print Technologies; Mahalia Echevarria, Culinary Arts; Hana Green, Exercise Science; Katelyn Hall, Computer Information Technologies; Gabriel Serna, Welding Technologies; Benjamin Taylor, Automotive Technologies; Jacob Taylor, Pre-Engineering and Design Technologies; Chadwick Thompson, Auto Services; Connor Wooley, Horticulture and Landscape Management.