National Technical Honor Society Inducts New Members

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NTHS Induction - December 2015

Pictured left to right: Ashley Mitchell, Kaitlin Ramhofer, Maliscia Lindberg, Jennifer Roberts, James Barnes, Terry Dalton, Rachel McNeil

On December 7th the Thomasville Chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) proudly inducted eight new members into the organization. The 2015 NTHS inductees are James Barnes, Jr. (Network Systems Security) of Thomas County, Terry Dalton (CIS Networking Specialist) of Grady County, Cody Shavonn Diggs (Radiology) of Thomas County, Maliscia Lindberg (Accounting) of Grady County, Ashley Mitchell (Accounting) of Thomas County, Rachel Sullivan McNeil (Science) of Thomas County, Kaitlin Ramhofer (Clinical Laboratory Technology) of Thomas County, and Jennifer Roberts (Surgical Technology) of Thomas County.

The local chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) 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.

The qualifications for membership in NTHS are as follows: The student must have completed one full semester in attendance at SRTC and must have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 6 credit hours of course work. Student must be enrolled in Spring and Fall semester with a minimum of 6 credit hours.

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. 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.

SRTC offers over 155 degree, diploma, and certificate programs that are designed to get you quickly into your desired career, and 27 general education courses that transfer to the University System of Georgia institutions and 19 private colleges and universities in Georgia. SRTC has instructional sites located in Ashburn, Cairo, Camilla, Moultrie, Thomasville, Tifton, and Sylvester for the convenience of our students. The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. For the most up-to-date information on registration, class dates, and program offerings, log on to www.southernregional.edu.

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