On the evening of Thursday, October 24, the Bainbridge and Blakely chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) inducted eight new members into the organization. The 2019 Fall NTHS inductees are: Tabbitha Grant of Bainbridge, Jameka Grimes of Colquitt, Magdalena Hermosillo of Bainbridge, Olivia Jeffery of Bainbridge, Joshua Medlin of Bluffton, Rodrigo Sanchez of Colquitt, Candice Wells of Colquitt, and Gauge White of Blakely.
These students represent many of SRTC’s prestigious programs including: Business Technology, Computer Information Systems, Cosmetology, Early Childhood Care and Education, Electrical Systems Technology, and Emergency Medical Services.
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.
"As the first inductees into the National Technical Honor Society for the Southern Regional Technical College Bainbridge and Blakely campuses, we are very proud of this group. It is an honor and privilege to be a part of this society, not only in their academic achievement, but their overall commitment to their future. Congratulations again to each and every student! We look forward to seeing what your future holds and we thank you for starting here with Southern Regional Technical College," commented KaCee Holt, SRTC Student Wellness Center Coordinator and NTHS Advisor.
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. Students must be enrolled in spring and fall semester with a minimum of 6 credit hours. Additionally, students must have a minimum of one semester remaining at SRTC.
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 3.0 for the semester in which he/she is nominated and a cumulative GPA of 3.0. 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 3.0.
SRTC offers over 155 degree, diploma, and certificate programs that are designed to get students quickly into a desired career, and 28 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 Colquitt, Decatur, Early, Grady, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole, Thomas, Tift, Turner and Worth counties for the convenience of its 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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