March 2, 2017 - For Immediate Release
Seven local students from the
Kiamichi Technology Centers-Talihina campus were privileged with a trip to the
Oklahoma State Capitol on February 22, 2017.The students were honored for their
high achievement in the classroom that led them to being members of the
National Technical Honor Society (NTHS).
The National Technical Honor
Society currently serves approximately 100,000 active members and nearly a
million since its inception in 1984. Over $250,000 in scholarships is awarded
annually to its members. NTHS honors the achievements of top CTE students,
provides scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education, and
cultivates excellence in today’s highly competitive, skilled workforce. For
over 30 years, NTHS has been the acknowledged leader in the recognition of
outstanding student achievement in career and technical education. NTHS strives to bring well deserved
recognition, scholarship opportunities, and career opportunities to students
who excel in one of the 108 career and technical educational fields as their
profession. Not only do NTHS students embody all the attributes and talent
which is in demand today, these students also embrace a clear vision for
tomorrow’s workforce and their role in it.
Senator Dr. Ervin Yen and Dr.
Marcie Mack- ODCTE Director recognized the students in the Senate Chamber for
their achievements. The students also engaged in a conversation with Senator
Larry Boggs about his stance on keeping the Talihina Veterans Center open.